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News Release
May 2, 2012




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


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Highway 56 construction in Mower and Fillmore counties begins May 8


ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists can expect single-lane traffic on Highway 56 in Mower and Fillmore counties between Leroy and Highway 63 beginning Tuesday, May 8, as crews begin resurfacing the road.

Flaggers and a pilot car will control traffic throughout the project, which is scheduled to continue through May, weather permitting.

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

Ulland Brothers Inc, is the prime contractor for the $1.5 million project.

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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