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Jan. 28, 2020

Interstate 94 Worker Memorial highway dedication event Jan. 31

ST. PAUL, Minn. —

WHAT: Minnesota Department of Transportation staff and family members of Kenneth E. Sellon and Eugene B. Schlotfeldt will dedicate highway memorial signs in honor of Mr. Sellon and Mr. Schlotfeldt, who were killed Nov. 14, 1968 on Interstate 94 while working for MnDOT.

In 2019, the Minnesota Legislature dedicated a section of I-94 from Sauk Centre to Alexandria as the “Kenneth E. Sellon and Eugene B. Schlotfeldt Memorial Highway.” Family members of the fallen workers raised money to purchase two memorial signs that will be put up along I-94 in the designated area.

Members of the media will have the opportunity to interview family members and MnDOT representatives. Photos of the memorial signs are available. Contact Anne Meyer, MnDOT, for copies of those photos.

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, 2-4 p.m.

WHERE: MnDOT St. Cloud Training Center, 3725 - 12th St. N, St. Cloud.

WHO: Family members of Kenneth Sellon and Eugene Schlotfeldt
MnDOT staff.

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