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News Release
Aug. 10, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 7, Mankato/Windom
2151 Bassett Drive
Mankato, MN 56001


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Hwy 270 bridge replacement project begins Aug. 22
Traffic detoured to local roads


MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 270 in Rock County will be detoured during a bridge replacement project over Mud Creek beginning Monday, Aug. 22, until mid-October.


The bridge is located about one mile east of Hills.


The detour uses Rock County Road 6, Rock County Road 4 and Rock County Road 11 and adds approximately 13 miles to the drive.


Duininck Brothers Construction of Prinsburg, Minn., is the primary contractor of the $582,236 project.


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