Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 9, 2013

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Highway 52 access closure in Oronoco begins July 15

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Access from Highway 52 northbound to Olmsted County Road 12 east in Oronoco will close to all motorists beginning Monday, July 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Olmsted County Road 12 eastbound detour:
Highway 52 northbound, Goodhue County Road 11 and Highway 52 southbound.

Highway 52 northbound detour:
Highway 52 southbound and Olmsted County Road 12/112.

The detours will remain in effect until construction of the East Frontage Road and interchange is complete.     
The closure of Olmsted County Road 12 is necessary as crews continue construction of the Elk Run Interchange project. 

Once completed, motorists will access Olmsted County Road 12 from the new interchange.

For more information on the Elk Run Interchange project, call the project hotline at 1-866-729-3995 or visit www.dot.state.mn.us/elkrun/.

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 www.511mn.org, call
5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.


Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones