The public is invited to an open house Wednesday, Feb. 13. in Zumbrota to learn about the reconstruction of southbound Highway 52 and safety improvements planned for 2021 for the corridor south of Cannon Falls to just north of Zumbrota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Representatives will be available to answer questions and provide information 5-7 p.m. at the VFW Post 5727 Stary-Yerka, 25 East First St.

Southbound Highway 52 is scheduled for reconstruction in 2021 beginning 2.2 miles south of Highway 19 in Cannon Falls and proceeding south to 1.2 miles north of Goodhue County Road 7. Work also will include replacing bridges, including those at Highway 60 west and east, installation of snow drift prevention measures and investigating intersection improvements at Highway 57 and Goodhue County Road 8 in Hader.

During the Feb. 13 open house, people may drop by at any time during the session to learn more about the project, offer feedback and ask questions. There will be no formal presentation. To learn more about the project or sign up for email updates, go to the MnDOT project website at