- Diane Beck
Minnesota Department of
2505 Transportation Road
Willmar, MN 56201
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Detour on Highway 75 in Madison begins today
WILLMAR, Minn. —Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 75 in Madison from 1st Street to 9th Street West beginning Wednesday, Sept. 15, as crews from the city of Madison install sanitary sewer pipe liners below the highway at 2nd Street, 5th Street and 7th Street.
Highway 75 traffic will be detoured east on Highway 40, north on 1st Avenue, west on Lac Qui Parle County Road 22 and back to Highway 75. [Detour map]
The project is expected for completion on Sept. 20, weather permitting.
During construction and road maintenance work, the Minnesota Department of Transportation urges drivers to:
- Stay alert, expect the unexpected.
- Don’t use cell phones while driving and remember text messaging while driving is illegal.
- Follow posted speed limits; fines double in work zones.
- Plan ahead and expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
For statewide travel information visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.