Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 23, 2018

Traffic delays possible during pavement repair work in four southeast Minnesota counties

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists in Olmsted, Goodhue, Winona and Mower counties will encounter single lane traffic and possible traffic delays beginning Monday, April 30 while pavement repair work occurs on several state highways, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Here is the list of highways that will be worked on:

  • Hwy 56 between West Concord and Randolph
  • Hwy 52 between Hwy 60 and Goodhue County Road 7 through Zumbrota
  • Hwy 52 near Pine Island
  • Hwy 14 between Chester and St. Charles
  • Hwy 105 between I-90 and Mower County Road 28 near Austin

On two-lane highways, motorists will be stopped by flaggers who will ensure groups of vehicles safely move one direction through the construction zone while the other direction of traffic is stopped. Groups of traffic will take turns using the single open lane while being directed by flaggers. Waits of up to 10 minutes are possible.

On four-lane highways, motorists should expect single lane traffic and some delays through the work zone.

Watch MnDOT District 6’s Twitter feed, @mndotsoutheast, for project updates and traffic delays. Work is expected to be completed by late May, weather permitting.

Fahrner Asphalt Sealers, Inc., of Plover Wis., is the prime contractor for the work. Overall, the contract is for $258,041.

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 information in Minnesota, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.