Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 10, 2017

City of Marshall Hwy 68 project starts May 15

WILLMAR, Minn. — The City of Marshall Highway 68 project will start Monday, May 15. The project includes the construction of left and right turn lanes with an acceleration lane on Highway 68 west of Marshall at Pacific Avenue. The City of Marshall received a MnDOT TED grant for the project in the amount of $666,000.

The project will take place under traffic using lane closures, flaggers and a pilot car. The speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph. An 11 foot width limit will be in place. Motorists should expect short delays. R & G Construction Company of Marshall is the contractor on the project. The total project cost is $938,000. Construction is expected to wrap up August 18, 2017.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones. Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers face a $300 fine.

Plan ahead for your travel using 511. For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

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