Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 12, 2017

Hwy 4 project starts Monday, July 17

WILLMAR, Minn. — The Highway 4 resurfacing project from Fairfax to the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 68 will start Monday, July 17. The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 4 for 13.4 miles, the replacement of two culverts, the replacement of bridge approach panels and the installation of new guardrail. It will require a short detour from July 17-August 4 (detour map below). The road will be open to traffic after August 4 during the remainder of the project work.

Central Specialties, Inc. is the contractor on the project.  The total project cost is $1.1 million.  For more information on the project visit www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy4fairfax/index.html.

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.