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News Release
May 17, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation
Rochester District 6
2900 48th Street
Rochester, MN 55901


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Surface preservation project on five southeastern Minnesota highways begins May 23


ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists can expect brief lane closures as crews conduct surface preservation and preventative maintenance on various highways in Dodge, Goodhue, Mower, Olmsted and Steele counties beginning Monday, May 23. Flaggers will control traffic during the lane closures.

Scott Construction Inc. is the prime contractor for the $1,424,424 project, which includes repair work on five highways:


This pavement preservation project is scheduled to be completed by mid-July, weather permitting.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

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