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News Release

May 28, 2010



Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 8
2505 Transportation Road
Willmar, MN 56201

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Completion of Highway 7 resurfacing project expected for June 2



WILLMAR, Minn. - Motorists will experience a smoother, safer ride on Highway 7 from Highway 71 east to Cosmos when the 17-mile resurfacing and shoulder reclamation project is completed on June 2, weather permitting.


To improve the safety of the road, crews ground rumble strips into the shoulders of the highway and painted white stripes over the rumble strips to alert motorists they are nearing the edge of the road.


Central Specialties, Inc. was the prime contractor for the $2.9 million project.


During construction and road maintenance work, Mn/DOT urges drivers to:





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