Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 16, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

Bridge repairs on Hwy 59 south of Marshall begins Aug. 21

Motorists to follow signed detour  

Willmar, Minn.  -- Motorists traveling on Hwy 59  four miles south of Marshall will encounter a detour beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21., according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  The closure is necessary for crews to repair bridge approach panels.   
Traffic will be detoured east onto Lyon County Road 6, then south on Lyon County Road 9 and west on Lyon County Road 2 to Hwy 59.  Work will be completed by late Thursday, Aug. 22., weather permitting.   

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

For statewide travel information visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.



Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones