Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 6, 2016

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Bridge deck sealing work will bring short delays in Rochester this week

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists in Rochester may experience brief delays while crews are sealing bridge deck cracks and joints beginning Thursday, July 7, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Traffic will be open in each direction, but lanes will be closed during the work. Delays are expected to be brief.

Bridges scheduled for work in Rochester through Saturday are:

  • 16th Street Southwest (over Highway 52/63)
  • Highway 14 south junction with Highway 52 (12th Street Southwest)
  • Highway 14 over the Zumbro River (12th Street Southeast)
  • Highway 14 over Bear Creek (12th Street Southeast)
  • 37th Street Northwest
  • 41st Street Northwest
  • 55th Street Northwest

Work is expected to be completed Saturday, July 9, weather permitting.

Motorists should always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.

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