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MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones during July Fourth holiday


Tue, Jul 2nd, 2013
Posted in All State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones during the July Fourth holiday.



“We suspend work on many projects during the Fourth of July holiday,” said Mike Barnes, MnDOT’s Operations director. “However, there are still many work zones around the state that will affect travel during the holiday. We ask drivers to pay attention in work zones and plan ahead.”



Highway projects that may affect travel during the July Fourth holiday include:



Southern Minnesota:



• Highway 12 – lane closures from Litchfield to Darwin

• Highway 16 – detour between Spring Valley and Preston

- detour between Preston and Lanesboro

- detour between Lanesboro and Rushford

• Highway 44 – detour between Canton and Mabel

• I-90 – lane closures in Austin area

• Highway 169 – detour between I-90 and County Road 52

• Highway 23 – detour between I-90 and Jasper

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