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News Release
January 27, 2013



MnDOT District 6
2900 48th Street
Rochester, MN 55901


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Icy roads make hazardous driving conditions


ROCHESTER, Minn. – (12:15 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in southeastern Minn., due to icy roads caused by rain, wet snow and freezing temperatures.


Officials do not anticipate any interstate or highway closures at this time; however, motorists may encounter brief lane and road closures where crashes occur.


MnDOT snow plow operators are doing their part to make highways safe. Motorists should remember to:



For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to


For updated information on road conditions, visit or call 511.



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