ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones this Memorial Day weekend.
Plan ahead, think about alternate routes or go to www.511mn.org to get advance information about road construction and detours.
“With hundreds of construction projects going on around the state, work zone safety is crucial during this busy weekend,” said Mike Barnes, MnDOT’s Operations director. “We ask drivers to pay attention in work zones and make it a safe weekend for everyone.”
Highway projects that may affect weekend travel on May 24-27 include the following: