Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 19, 2014

Orange barrels on a highway

Travel Advisory-- Motorists should slow for water on Hwy 105 south of Austin


ROCHESTER, Minn.— (10:15 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that water runoff from a nearby field is covering a stretch of Hwy 105 south of Austin, but the roadway remains open to traffic.

MnDOT maintenance crews are at the site and have placed signs warning drivers to slow down when driving through the stretch of highway between Mower County roads 4 and 5, an area that is near the Cedar River Cemetery about five miles north of the Iowa border.

Drivers should slow when approaching the area and follow directions from signs and MnDOT maintenance crews, who are on site at both ends of the affected portion of the highway in Mower County.

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