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September 30, 2011

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Interstate 35/Highway 14 ramp closure in Steele County begins Oct. 4

 

 

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a detour at the southbound Interstate 35 to eastbound Highway 14 ramp beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Detour:


Continue south on I-35, take the Steele County Road 4/Hope exit to northbound I-35, back to eastbound Highway 14.


The detour will be in place through Saturday, Oct. 8 and is necessary while crews pave southbound I-35.


This work is part of a three-year reconstruction of Highway 14 from Waseca to Owatonna, which includes a new interchange at I-35 and Highway 14.


When the project is complete, motorists will experience a smoother ride surface and a safer highway. 


Mathiowetz Construction Co., Sleepy Eye, Minn., is the prime contractor. The entire project is expected to be completed by June 2012.


Mn/DOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.


For statewide travel information visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.

 

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