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News Release
March 5, 2012




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


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Highway 52 Elk Run Interchange public meeting set for March 13 in Pine Island


ROCHESTER, Minn. – The public is invited to learn more about the Highway 52 Elk Run Interchange project at a public meeting Tuesday, March 13.


The open house is from 5-7 p.m., at the Pine Island High School cafeteria, 223 First Ave. SE, Pine Island, Minn.


A short presentation will occur at 6 p.m.


Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be available to answer questions and provide project information about the upcoming construction season, roundabouts and right-of-way acquisition schedule.


Major construction on the project began in spring 2011 and work will continue through fall 2013. Shafer Contracting Co. Inc. is the primary contractor for this $34.3 million project. 


To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). Alternatively, send an email to Please request at least one week in advance.


For more information, visit or call the project hotline at 1-866-729-3995.


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