Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 29, 2014

Orange barrels on a highway

Resurfacing of Hwy 24 from Litchfield to Hwy 15 begins May 12

Project requires road closure and a detour   

WILLMAR, Minn. –Motorists traveling on Hwy 24 will encounter a detour beginning Monday, May 12, while crews resurface the road between Litchfield and Hwy 15 beginning, Monday, May 12.   

Traffic will be detoured to Hwys 22 and 55.  The detour is scheduled to be in place through the duration of the project.  (Editor’s note:  See attached map)   

C. S. McCrossan of Maple Grove, MN is the prime contractor for the $5.8M project.  The project is scheduled to be completed by late August, weather permitting.

With this project, MnDOT is working to enhance an efficient and effective transportation system and ensure that the transportation system with continue to serve the state for many years.      

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution in a work zone and reminds them never to enter a roadway that has been blocked with barricades or cones. 

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Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones