Motorists will encounter minor traffic delays beginning Monday, May 10 on various state highways in several southeast Minnesota counties as crews begin crack sealing work to help preserve state roads, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Delays should be minimal through the work zone. On two-lane roads, motorists will take turns using the single open lane while being directed by flaggers. On four-lane roads, there will be lane closures.
Work is scheduled on state roads in Dodge, Olmsted, Fillmore, Houston, Wabasha, Goodhue and Winona counties. Work begins near Lake City and will proceed, as weather permits.
Highways scheduled for crack sealing work include:
Asphalt Surface Technologies Corporation is the prime contractor for the $480,000 project. All work is scheduled to be completed by early July, weather permitting.
Motorists may encounter lane closures or lane shifts, uneven road surfaces, equipment and other unexpected obstacles when driving near or through work zones. MnDOT advises motorists to: