The southbound lane of U.S. Highway 61 is expected to reopen as a two-way lane on May 8 at 11 p.m.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that at 6 a.m., Tuesday, U.S. Highway 61 going southbound between 70th Street and U.S. Highway 10 near the Cottage Grove area will be reduced to a single lane, in an effort to repair concrete damages.

The lane is expected to reopen as a two-way lane at 11 p.m. on May 8.

After southbound U.S. 61 is repaired, the northbound roadway will be reduced to single-lane at 9 a.m.,on  May 8 and reopen May 22 in order to complete the concrete repair project.

Further road updates and information can be found at

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