Oronoco, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is warning drivers to anticipate possible delays on Hwy. 52 in the Rochester area this week. 

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The traffic slowdown is due to a lane closure to allow for the installation of a Weigh-in-Motion system.

MnDOT District 6 Spokesman Mike Dougherty says the systems are being installed throughout the state. 

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Crews are installing sensors in the lane and are doing some work in the median. The lane closure is impacting southbound traffic on Hwy. 52 in the Oronoco area. 

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A post published Wednesday afternoon on MnDOT’s Southeast Minnesota X account says traffic delays are possible during the morning and evening commute times. 

Dougherty says the work is anticipated to be completed by Thursday evening weather permitting.

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