Motorists will encounter crews from the Minnesota Department of Transportation north of Lanesboro on Highway 250 as they clean up a mudslide near the roadway, MnDOT announced at 11:20 a.m. Friday.

The road remains open and traffic is not being detoured, but MnDOT is using heavy equipment to move mud that came down onto a portion of the highway. The area is approximately two miles north of Lanesboro.

MnDOT urges motorists to follow these recommendations in work zones:

• Stay alert

• Watch for signs, equipment and workers

• Minimize distractions, such as using cell phones, eating or drinking

• Avoid tailgating

• Follow posted speed limits and directional signs

• Stay in one lane while driving through a work zone

MnDOT continues to list state roadways across Minnesota that are closed or affected by flooding. Visit the web site at

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