Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - An open house is scheduled Wednesday evening to give the public an update on the planned major makeover of several blocks of N. Broadway in Rochester.

The event will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Kellogg Middle School Cafeteria.

The Rochester Public Works Dept. is finalizing plans and hopes to start work on the final design this spring.  Current plans call for the work to be done next year.

The work will include N. Broadway between Civic Center Dr and 13th St.

The department says the project “ is intended to begin the transformation of the Broadway Avenue corridor into a significant multi-modal gateway to downtown Rochester and the DMC Development District. “

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