Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May2, 2013

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Hwy 61/170th St. roundabout open house scheduled for May 9


Hugo to get its second roundabout this summer

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Nearby residents and businesses are invited to attend an open house to learn about the roundabout to be constructed at Hwy 61 and 170th Street N. in Hugo this summer.

The open house will be held Thursday, May 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hugo City Hall, 14669 Fitzgerald Avenue North.

Studies show roundabouts are a proven safety improvement and contribute to better fuel efficiency.  In addition, roundabouts facilitate smoother traffic flow and fewer traffic delays.

MnDOT staff will outline the project and answer questions. Project layouts and other information will be on display.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529) TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.

For more information visit the project’s web site: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy61and170th/
For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org.

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