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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A road construction project for a busy road in rural southeast Rochester has come to an end. 


Olmsted County Public Works announced Monday that County Rd. 1 Reconstruction project has finished. The road closed on June 27 to allow for resurfacing work, shoulder widening along with the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of County Roads 1 and 101.

Traffic was detoured east on Highway 52 to the Marion Road exit and then south on County Road 11 before heading west back to County Road 1 on County Road 111 for nearly five months. The project had a $2.5 million price tag.

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