Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Month-long closures for parts of two Rochester-area roads begins Friday. 

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An Olmsted County Public Works news release says crews will be shutting down 60th Ave. Northwest between 19th St. Northwest and Valley High Dr. Northwest and between 55th and 51st St. Northwest. A closure is also planned on 34th St. Northwest between 60th and 70th Ave. Northwest. 

Olmsted County Public Works
Olmsted County Public Works

Official detour routes that takes motorists away from the work zones will be posted. Both road closures are expected to last for about one month.


The stretch of road is expected to be gravel throughout the winter once the closures are lifted. The road closures are part of the first phase of the $19.5 million project.

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