Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 15, 2017

Hwy 4 detour removed

WILLMAR, Minn. — The Highway 4 resurfacing project from Fairfax to the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 68 started Monday, July 17. The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 4 for 13.4 miles, the replacement of two culverts, replacement of bridge approach panels and installation of new guardrail.

The project required a short detour for culvert work. The detour has been removed and the road is open to traffic.

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.