Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

August 15, 2013

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Highway 52 access closure in Oronoco begins Aug. 22

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Access from Highway 52 southbound to Olmsted County Road 12 east in Oronoco will close to all motorists beginning Thursday, Aug. 22, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Motorists should take the Olmsted County Road 12/112 exit and follow Lake Shady Ave. to the Olmsted County Road 12 overpass.

The detour will remain in effect until construction of the Elk Run interchange is complete.     
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