(NOTE: The original Associated Press version of this report erroneously referred to the roadway as Highway 41. In actuality, the road in question is Highway 14.)
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Groundbreaking takes place this week for the $108 million highway upgrade between Owatonna and Dodge Center in southern Minnesota.READ MORE: 'We Cannot Let This Be A Tragic, Lost Opportunity': Ben Crump Urges Lawmakers Not To Give Up On George Floyd Justice In Policing Act
The 12 1/2 mile segment of U.S. Highway 14 to be expanded to four lanes is the final link in improving the well-traveled highway between Rochester and Mankato.READ MORE: Nurse Sues For Emotional Trauma In 2019 Lake Minnetonka Murder-Suicide
Minnesota Department of Transportation District 6 spokesman Mike Dougherty tells Minnesota Public Radio News the project will increase safety along a stretch that has seen some serious crashes. Design and planning work will take place over the winter. Major work will start in the spring and continue through 2022.
Groundbreaking will take place Friday along Highway 14 east of Owatonna.MORE NEWS: BCA: Officer Use Of Force Under Investigation In Mounds View
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