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News Release
October 11, 2011




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


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Highway 218 in Mower County opens to traffic


ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists can now drive on all lanes of Highway 218 between the Minnesota/Iowa border to Interstate 90, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Highway 218 had been reduced to one lane and controlled by flaggers while crews resurfaced the highway.

The completed project provides motorists with a smoother ride surface and a safer highway with new guardrail.

MnDOT thanks motorists for their patience during the eight-week project.

Ulland Brothers Inc. was the prime contractor for the construction project.

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