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News Release
August 29, 2011




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


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Highway 30 near Blooming Prairie to close for railroad work Sept. 6


ROCHESTER, Minn.— Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 30 near Blooming Prairie beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, as Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad crews construct a new railroad crossing.

Construction of the new crossing is expected to last one week, weather permitting.


Main Street East to Fifth Avenue back to Highway 30.

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones. For statewide travel information, visit, call 5-1-1 or log on to




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