Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 29, 2013

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Hwy 55 full closure begins Nov. 2


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists near Rosemount will encounter a full closure and a detour of both directions of Hwy 55 beginning Saturday, Nov. 2.


Both directions of Hwy 55 will close at the railroad crossing beginning at 5 a.m. as railroad crews repair the road surface between the rails at the crossing.


Motorists are advised to follow the signed detour using County Road 42 and Hwy 52 to bypass the closure.  Vehicles weighing more than nine tons seek alternative routes.


The road is scheduled to reopen by 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3.


For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org

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