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April 5, 2021

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MnDOT, Olmsted County, Rochester announce 2021 road construction plans

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The public can get its first look on April 8 at some of the 2021 road construction projects in Rochester, Olmsted County and southeast Minnesota when representatives of the city, county and the Minnesota Department of Transportation talk about their plans for the season.

A virtual news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, April 8.

  • Online meeting link: bit.ly/39xEr4t (Event number: 187 119 5673, Attendee password: OrangeCones)
  • Call-in-number for audio only: 1-855-282-6330 or 415-655-0003 (Access code: 187 119 5673)

Olmsted County, Rochester and MnDOT have traditionally announced their construction plans in a joint event to ensure the public and media receive a full picture of the construction plans for the area’s roads and bridges and understand which entity is in charge of which roads.

Leaders from each entity will present a sampling of their key projects for the 2021 season and then take questions during the 45-minute event.
To learn more about MnDOT’s construction projects, visit its construction project website. You can also join the MnDOT Southeast Minnesota Facebook group or follow them on Twitter.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. If 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 email ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us  as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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