MnDOT to close Hwy. 105 this month

Published 10:05 am Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Education is working on the roads near Highway 105 and County Road 28.

Motorists on Highway 105 near Austin will encounter a road closure for two weeks as MnDOT paves over previously replaced culverts. The project began Tuesday, Aug. 11.

The project will begin on the south end of Austin near Highway 105 and County Road 28. The road will be closed at that intersection and south.

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No detour route is signed, but southbound motorists can use Interstate 90 east to Highway 218 south to County Road 5 west, where it connects with Highway 105. The northbound detour is the route in reverse.

Work is expected to be complete by Aug. 25, weather permitting.