Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 29, 2016

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Hwy 105 culvert replacement work to briefly close roadway in Austin

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 105 in Austin will encounter a short road closure beginning Tuesday, Aug. 30 as workers replace a culvert, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The closure on Highway 105 (West Oakland Avenue) is near 18th Street Northwest, about 1 mile east of Interstate 90 in Austin. The closure is expected to be approximately two days and the road should open to traffic later on Wednesday, Aug. 31, weather permitting.

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.

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