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News Release
October 16, 2012




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


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Lane restriction on Highway 43 Mississippi River bridge in Winona Oct. 19


ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Highway 43 over the Mississippi River in Winona will encounter temporary lane closures and delays Friday, Oct. 19, as crews conduct survey work.

The equipment needed to conduct the survey requires a lane closure, and traffic will be reduced to a single lane controlled by flaggers from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


The information gathered during the survey work will be used for the bridge rehabilitation and new bridge construction.


For more information about the Winona Bridge project, or to view the recommended option, visit


The Minnesota Department of Transportation 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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