Who says you can't have winter and road construction? Westbound 26th Street in Owatonna will be closed for a short time Friday, January 7 as crews work on light poles at the new roundabout at the intersection with County Road 45. The work should last from 9 am to 3 pm, according to a news release from the Steele County Highway Department.

The announcement indicates, "Westbound 26th Street (Country Highway 34) from 4th Avenue to State Avenue will be closed...Traffic will be detoured via Cedar Avenue, North Street, Hoffman Drive, and State Avenue."

"The 26th Street/State Avenue roundabout will remain open and eastbound traffic will not be affected." The date is subject to change if the weather becomes a hindrance to completing the work.

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