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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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Repairs to Highway 61 slopes begin May 17
Damages sustained during September 2010 floods



ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter single lane traffic along Highway 61 between Homer and Dakota beginning Tuesday, May 17, as crews repair the roadway slopes damaged during the September 2010 floods.

Soil Nail Launcher, Inc., is the prime contractor for the repair project, which is scheduled to be completed in early June, weather permitting. 

MnDOT 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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