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Hot Weather Causes Pavement Failure Near Luverne

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LUVERNE, Minn. (AP) — MnDOT crews are repairing a section of Interstate 90 near Luverne in southwestern Minnesota after hot, humid weather caused the pavement to fail.

One lane of westbound I-90 east of Luverne is closed.

MnDOT expects to have the lane open Tuesday evening.

The National Weather Service says the temperature in Luverne was 91 degrees at 5 p.m. with a heat index of 107.

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