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Brief: Minnesota 60 design meeting July 6

MANKATO -- The public is encouraged to attend an open house showcasing the preliminary designs of the new four-lane section of Minnesota 60 from Butterfield to St. James. The open house will be from 4 to 6 p.m. July 6 at the Butterfield Community Center, 310 Hubbard Ave.

Staff from the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be present to visit with individuals about the highway design and begin discussions on access and land acquisition.

This is the first of at least three projects to complete the gaps in four-lane Minnesota 60 from Windom to St. James. Construction of the first project is programmed for 2013-14. The remaining projects will follow in 2015 to 2019 as funding allows. For more information, go to

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