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News Release
September 7, 2011




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


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Highway 65 near Albert Lea is now open


ROCHESTER, Minn.— Highway 65 near Albert Lea is now open to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Highway 65 was closed since Aug. 29 while Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad crews constructed a new railroad crossing.

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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