Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

.April 5, 2016

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April 12 open house set for Spring Valley Hwy 63 concrete repair project

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The public is invited to attend an open house Tuesday, April 12 in Spring Valley to learn about Highway 63 concrete pavement repair and curb ramp improvements in Spring Valley, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The meeting is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Spring Valley Ambulance Association.

Directions to the meeting site are: Follow Highway 16 east of Spring Valley. The site is about a quarter mile east of the Spring Valley BP Amoco station. Turn north into the driveway between the substation and the shed. The ambulance station can be seen on the hill to the left.

Representatives from MnDOT and the contractor Chippewa Concrete Services will provide information about the project, including the timeline, detours and scope of the work. The project is scheduled to begin April 18.

Concrete pavement repair in Spring Valley, ADA curb ramp improvements and catch basin repairs are scheduled through the third week in May. A two-week detour is planned for southbound Highway 63 traffic in late April.

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. Please request at least one week in advance.

MnDOT urges motorists to 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 and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.

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