Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

January 10, 2014

Orange barrels on a highway

Overnight lane closure scheduled for Hwy 12 in Litchfield 


WILLMAR, Minn. – Motorists traveling Hwy 12 in downtown Litchfield  between the junction of 2nd Street and 3rd Street will encounter an overnight lane closure of southbound Hwy 12 beginning Monday, Jan. 13 at approximately 4 p.m. 

The four-day lane closure is required to allow crews to repair a leaking water main located on the southbound travel lane.

Southbound Hwy 12 traffic will be shifted to the northbound lane during this work.   This closure also includes restricted parking in the area where the work is being conducted and complete closure of the left turn lane. 

Work is expected to be completed by the end of the week. 

Motorists should slow down and be prepared for slow or stopped traffic as they approach the work zone. 

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