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News Release
July 3, 2012



MnDOT District 6
2900 48th Street
Rochester, MN 55901


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Lane closure on southbound Highway 52 near Pine Island begin July 5


ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists will experience a lane closure on southbound Highway 52 between Olmsted County Road 31 and 120th Street Northwest in Pine Island beginning Thursday, July 5.

The lane closure will be in place through Saturday, July 7.

The lane closure is necessary as crews begin paving the ramps for the Elk Run Interchange.  

For more information on the Elk Run Interchange project, call the project hotline at 1-866-729-3995 or 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. For statewide travel information, visit, call 5-1-1 or log on to