(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: 'It’s Just Heartbreaking': Prayer And Grief Highlight Vigil For Eli Hart
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: Home Team: The Storied Career Of 82-Year-Old Umpire Bill Peterson
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: Man Cited After Being Caught Sunbathing Atop Elementary School Roof
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