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Highway 55 closed for the weekend

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close down Highway 55 both directions starting Nov. 2. The highway will be closed to allow railroad crews time to do repairs on the road surface between the rails at the crossing, according to a press release from MNDOT. 

Signs will advise motorists of the detour which will use County Road 42 and Highway 52 to bypass the closure. Vehicles weighing more than nine tons should seek an alternative route. 

The road should reopen by 6 p.m. Nov. 3.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org

Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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