Highway 56 construction begins May 8

Published 6:57 am Thursday, May 3, 2012

Drivers can expect single-lane traffic on Highway 56 between LeRoy and Highway 63 starting May 8, as crews begin resurfacing.

Flaggers and a pilot car will control traffic throughout the project, which is scheduled to continue through May in Mower and Fillmore counties.

Ulland Brothers Inc., is the prime contractor for the $1.5 million project.

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.