Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 15, 2013

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UPDATE: Highway 3 near Northfield closed due to downed power lines

ROCHESTER, Minn. – (3:40 p.m.) Highway 3 is closed at the Rice and Dakota County line due to downed power lines, and traffic is being detoured, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


  • 320th Street West
  • Dresden Avenue
  • Fremow Avenue

Highway 3 will be closed for the next several hours.

For updated information, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org.


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