Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Feb. 28, 2019

Open house March 7 in Albert Lea for I-90 concrete paving project

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – The public is invited to an open house on Thursday, March 7 in Albert Lea to learn more about the upcoming concrete paving project on westbound Interstate 90, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Representatives of MnDOT and the contractor, Ulland Brothers Inc., will be available to answer questions and provide information from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 2214 East Main Street, in Albert Lea.

MnDOT is scheduled to repave approximately 13 miles of westbound Interstate 90 with a concrete overlay between Freeborn County Road 46 to Highway 13 near Albert Lea beginning in May. Crews will also replace existing guardrail and replace the westbound bridge deck over Freeborn County Road 46.

Motorists on I-90 will encounter single-lane traffic in each direction on the eastbound lanes during the resurfacing project. Select exit ramps from westbound I-90 will also be closed and detoured.

During the March 7 open house, people may drop by at any time during the session to talk with the project managers and other MnDOT staff, learn more about the projects and ask questions. There is no formal presentation. Maps and information will be available for review.

To learn more about the project or sign up for email updates, go to MnDOT’s construction project website at

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). Alternatively, send an email to janet.rae.miller@state.mn.us.

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

To learn more about MnDOT construction projects and activities in southeastern Minnesota, join the MnDOT Southeast Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/MnDOTsoutheast.