Travel Advisory--MnDOT crews cleaning up mudslide on Hwy 250 near Lanesboro
ROCHESTER, Minn. — (11:20 a.m.) Motorists will encounter the Minnesota Department of Transportation north of Lanesboro on Highway 250 as crews clean up a mudslide near the roadway.
The road remains open and traffic is not being detoured, but MnDOT is using heavy equipment to move mud that came down onto a portion of the highway. The area is approximately two miles north of Lanesboro.
MnDOT urges motorists to follow these recommendations in work zones:
• Stay alert
• Watch for signs, equipment and workers
• Minimize distractions, such as using cell phones, eating or drinking
• Avoid tailgating
• Follow posted speed limits and directional signs
• Stay in one lane while driving through a work zone
MnDOT continues to list state roadways across Minnesota that are closed or affected by flooding. Visit the web site at www.dot.state.mn.us/flood/.