Expect construction from Butterfield to St. James to begin July 10.
Detour to Highway 4 and county roads from mid-August 2013 until mid-October 2013. - DETOUR REMOVED OCTOBER 17.
Only minor traffic impacts in 2014.
*Note - detour was moved from 2014 to 2013 to accommodate contractor's request to build connections this year.
2013 - Grading, bridge work and connections
2014 - Paving and railroad bridge
- The first construction project is planned for 2013-14 from Butterfield to St. James.
- Construction for the gap from Mountain Lake to Butterfield will take place 2015-16. Final design work is underway on these segments.
- The final segment from Windom to Mountain Lake is planned for 2017. While the roundabout at Hwy 71 in Windom was not part of the environmental review, it is being considered for construction in 2017.