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Highway 52 delays near Hampton scheduled for Friday

Motorists on Highway 52 near Hampton will see brief, intermittent traffic delays in each direction Friday May 20 when a helicopter pulls rope over the highway between two poles for the CapX2020 power line project.

Work is expected to begin at approximately 10 a.m. on Highway 52 south of the Dakota County Road 47 interchange near Hampton, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation and CapX2020. Work is expected to be completed by 2:30 p.m.

Traffic on Highway 52 will be briefly stopped while a helicopter pulls rope over the highway. Once the helicopter has cleared the highway, traffic will resume.

For more information about the CapX2020 project, call 1-866-876-2869 or visit