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News Release
May 1, 2013



MnDOT District 6
2900 48th Street
Rochester, MN 55901


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Highway 52 access closure near Pine Island begins May 7

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Access from Highway 52 to 210th Avenue near Pine Island will close to all motorists beginning Tuesday, May 7, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Goodhue County Road 11 north to 210th Avenue.

The detour will remain in effect until construction of the East Frontage Road and interchange is complete.     

The closure of 210th Avenue is necessary as crews finish the East Frontage Road as part of the Elk Run Interchange project. 

Once completed, motorists will access to 210th Avenue from the East Frontage Road.

For more information on the Elk Run Interchange project, call the project hotline at 1-866-729-3995 or visit

MnDOT 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