Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

Oct. 11, 2019

Public open house set Oct. 17 for Hwy 61 intersection safety project in Winona

WINONA, Minn. — The public is invited to attend an information open house on Thursday, Oct. 17 in Winona to learn about an intersection safety project on Hwy 61 in Winona planned for 2020, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Representatives of MnDOT and others will be available to answer questions and provide information from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at National Guard Armory, 1303 Homer Rd, in Winona.

During the session, MnDOT will discuss the plan for 2020. People may drop by at any time during the session. Maps and information will be available for review.

MnDOT will be constructing a safety project at the Hwy 61 and Sugar Loaf View intersection in Winona. As part of this project, MnDOT, in partnership with the city of Winona, will be modifying the access to reduce crashes at the intersection.

To learn more about the project or sign up for email updates, go to MnDOT’s construction project website at mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy61-safety-improvements-winona or join the MnDOT SE Minnesota Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/MnDOTsoutheast.

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. We believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to enjoy the programs, services and activities we provide. If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, such as an ASL or spoken language interpreter, or need documents in an alternate format, such as braille or large print, please contact: Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or e-mail ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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