Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

September 23, 2013

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Olmsted County Road 12 traffic switch near Oronoco begins Sept. 24

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a new traffic pattern on Olmsted County Road 12, northeast of Oronoco, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 24, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Traffic will now take the new alignment of Olmsted County Road 12 to the Elk Run interchange.

Traffic was previously routed to the north side of the Oronoco city limits while crews constructed the new Olmsted County Road 12.

Motorists on Olmsted County Road 12 can access Oronoco via White Pines Road Southeast at the roundabout east of the new interchange as crews construct the final sections of roadway.

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