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News Release
September 26, 2011




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


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Highway 16 construction in Houston County begins Oct. 5


ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists can expect single-lane traffic on Highway 16 in Houston County between Rushford and Houston beginning Oct. 5, as crews begin resurfacing the road.
Flaggers will control traffic throughout the project, which is scheduled to continue through early November, weather permitting.

When the project is completed, motorists will experience a smoother ride surface and a safer highway with new guardrail. 

Dunn Blacktop, a division of Mathy Construction, is the prime contractor for the project, which also includes the resurfacing of Highway 76 from Interstate 90 to Houston.

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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