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Note: projects and start dates subject to change

 

Hwy 7

Location:  Montevideo
Description: Reconstruct Hwy 7 bridge over Chippewa River
Dates: Feb –June 2014
Cost: $2.3 million
Benefits: Smoother bridge surface
Traffic impacts:  Detour

 

 

Hwy 7 and Hwy 22

Location: Cosmos to Hutchinson
Description: Resurface 16 miles of road, intersection improvement at Hwy 22 and Hwy 7
Dates: May – Aug 2014

Cost: $7 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface, safer intersection
Traffic impacts:  Detour 

More information: Hwy 7/22 Cosmos to Hutchinson

 

Hwy 12

Location:  Over the Highway 23/71 Willmar bypass
Description: Reconstruct
Dates: July – Nov 2014
Cost: $2.7 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Detour, lane closures, access maintained to area businesses

More information: brochure (PDF)

More information: Hwy 12 Willmar

 

Hwy 12

Location: Willmar
Description: Construct right turn lane at 7th Street, ADA improvements from 6th Street to Lakeland Blvd.  
Dates: July – Nov 2014
Cost: $310,000
Benefits: More accessible road, ADA compliant
Traffic impacts:  Lane closures, access maintained to area businesses

More information: brochure (PDF)

More information: Hwy 12 Willmar

 

Hwy 12

Location:  Pennock to Willmar
Description: Micro surfacing
Dates: July – Aug 2014
Cost: $800,000
Benefits: Smoother highways
Traffic impacts: Flagger, pilot car 

 

Hwy 14

Location: Florence to Tracy
Description: Resurface 23 miles of road, mitigate flooding west of Florence, ADA sidewalk improvement
Dates: May – Nov 2014
Cost: $5.2 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface, improved drainage to prevent spring road flooding, better sidewalk access  
Traffic impacts:  Detour, access maintained to local businesses, flaggers during resurfacing

More information: Hwy 14 Florence, Tracy

 

Hwy 22

Location: Glencoe to Hutchinson
Description: Resurface 10 miles of road
Dates: Oct – Nov 2014
Cost: $1.4 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Delays with flagging operation

 

Hwy 24

Location: Litchfield to Hwy 15
Description: Resurface 16 miles of road
Dates: May – Aug 2014
Cost: $5.8 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Detour

More information: Hwy 24 Litchfield to Hwy 15

 

Hwy 40

Location: Kandiyohi CR 5 to Highways 7/59
Description: Resurface 40 miles of road
Dates: July - Sept 2014
Cost: $5.4 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Flaggers, pilot car

 

Hwy 55

Location: Hwy 4 to Hwy 22
Description: Resurface 5 miles of road
Dates: Sept – Nov 2014
Cost: $2.5 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Flaggers, pilot car 

 

Hwy 59

Location: Yellow Medicine CR 3 to Hwy 212
Description: Resurface 26 miles of road, repair culverts, ADA sidewalk improvements in Clarkfield
Dates: Sept – Nov 2014
Cost: $3.3 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface, improved drainage, improved access
Traffic impacts:  Delays during flagging operations

 

Hwy 67

Location: Yellow Medicine CR 81 to Echo
Description: Resurface 11 miles of road
Dates: May – June 2014
Cost: $772,000
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Flaggers, pilot car

 

Hwy 212

Location: Dawson to just west of Hwy 59
Description: Resurface 9 miles of road
Dates: May – Aug 2014
Cost: $6 million
Benefits: Smoother road surface
Traffic impacts: Detour

More information: Hwy 212 Dawson to W of Hwy 59

 

Hwy 212 west of Granite Falls

Description: Sign replacement
Dates: July – Nov 2014
Cost: $100,000
Benefits: Safer roads
Traffic impacts:  None. Off road work

 

Hwy 274

Description:  Working in a partnership up with the Upper Sioux to re-align and reconstruct road
Dates:  May - Nov 2014
Cost: $2 million (funded by Upper Sioux Community)
Benefits: Improved safety and traffic flow, smoother road surface
Traffic impacts:  Detour

More information: Hwy 274 South of Granite Falls

 

Boyd, Dassel

Description:  Construct pedestrian ramps 
Dates: Sept – Oct 2014
Cost: $230,000
Benefits: More accessible roads
Traffic impacts: Short-term shoulder closures

 

Various locations

Description: Repair culverts
Dates: July – Nov 2014
Cost: $2.2 million
Benefits: preventive maintenance, improve drainage, reduce maintenance costs
Traffic impacts:  None. Off road work

 

Various locations

Description: Striping
Dates: June – July 2014
Cost: $110,000
Benefits: Safer highways
Traffic impacts:  Flaggers

 

Various locations

Description: Striping and rumble strips
Dates: June – Aug 2014
Cost: $690,000
Benefits: Safer highways
Traffic impacts: Flaggers

 

Various locations

Description: Seal coat
Dates: June 
Cost: $933,000
Benefits: Smoother highways
Traffic impacts: Flagger, pilot car 

 

Various locations

Description: Seal coat
Dates: July
Cost: $1 million
Benefits: Smoother highways
Traffic impacts:  Flagger, pilot car

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