WABASHA, Minn. – The public is invited to an open house on Wednesday, April 24, to learn more about the Highway 61 paving and culvert replacement project that begins next month, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.   

Rochester Sand and Gravel, a MnDOT contractor, will be resurfacing Highway 61 between Kellogg and Lake City from May 6 to Oct. 25.

Representatives of MnDOT will be available to answer questions and provide information from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 900 Hiawatha Drive E..

MnDOT is scheduled to repave approximately 20 miles of Highway 61 between Kellogg and north of Lake City, but not in Lake City. Crews will also replace several culverts along highways, and reduced conflict intersections will be constructed on Highway 61 at intersections with Highway 60, Shields Avenue, and County 30/Bruegger Valley Road near Wabasha.

To learn more about RCIs go to MnDOT’s website: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/roadwork/rci/.