Prescribed burn: Hwy 56 south of Kenyon

(ABC 6 News) – MnDOT will be doing a prescribed burn along highway 56 south of Kenyon Tuesday.

Warning signs will alert motorists on Hwy 56 south of Kenyon in Goodhue County as they approach the burn areas where there is the potential of smoke. Motorists should be attentive and watch for the burn crews, who are monitoring these efforts.

Prescribed burns are scheduled during optimal weather conditions to ensure safety and effectiveness.

Motorists should be alert for future burning efforts in southeast Minnesota. If weather conditions are good, future prescribed burns are planned this season for:

  • Interstate 90 near Dresbach
  • Interstate 90 southwest of Eyota
  • Hwy 56 west of LeRoy

For more information visit MnDOT’s prescribed fire vegetation management program website.