Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Feb. 15, 2017

Expect weekday lane closures, delays on Hwy 71 south of Sauk Centre

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists traveling south of Sauk Centre on Highway 71 may encounter weekday lane closures and delays as crews perform road maintenance through Friday, February 24.

Work will occur on weekdays, on good weather days. No work will occur on Presidents’ Day Monday, February 20.

Highway 71 will be reduced to a single lane. Flaggers will allow one-way, alternating traffic through the work zone. Watch for road signs and flaggers, and be prepared to stop when approaching the work zone.

The closures are needed while maintenance crews crack seal the road surface.

For updated statewide road conditions, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.