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News Release
January 9, 2011




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


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Crash closes Highway 61 just south of Lake City 
Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes


ROCHESTER, Minn.- (1:50 p.m.) All lanes of Highway 61 just south of Lake City are closed due to a crash involving a bus.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.

Highway 61 will remain closed until further notice.

For updated information, call 511 or click on

Specific information on crashes may be found, as time allows, on the Minnesota State Patrol website at




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