Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 12 Cokato

Wright County

2018 roadwork on Hwy 12

Cokato to Howard Lake

Lane closures, delays July 24 to Aug. 10

Crews will resurface Hwy 12 from 7th St SE in Cokato to 13th Ave in Howard Lake July 24 to Aug. 10. Motorists can expect delays, single-lane closures, flaggers and a pilot car, from sunrise to sunset, up to seven days per week, includes rush hours. If you have any questions, contact Brian Porter, construction project manager, at 320-223-6615.

Resurface, improve


Future plans are underway to resurface and improve Highway 12 through Cokato. A public open house was held March 29, 2018.

About this project

Project map
Hwy 12 between Sunset Ave NW and 7th St SE in Cokato.

Plans are underway to resurface and improve pedestrian accessibility on Hwy 12 between Sunset Ave NW and 7th St SE in Cokato. Various other safety improvements are also being explored to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians along the corridor. Potential design elements include:

  • Enhanced pedestrian crossings
  • Bicycle lanes separated from traffic with a buffer space
  • Narrower driving lanes
  • Intersection improvements at Hwy 12 and Broadway Ave/CR 3

The safety improvements are meant to address concerns identified in the 2015 Highway 12 Road Safety Audit.

Summary of work

  • Resurface the roadway, includes turn lanes and shoulders
  • Improve pedestrian sidewalks, ramps and approaches
  • Improve the Highway 12 and Broadway Ave/CR 3 intersection

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