Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 21, 2018

US 71 intersection closures planned for week of June 25

WILLMAR, Minn. — The US 71 North project is making progress. Several intersections will open the week of June 25, while others will close as the construction of turning lanes continues. Currently, the following intersections are closed:

  • US 71 & CR 40
  • US 71 & CR 27
  • US 71 & 148/48

On Tuesday, June 26, the intersection of US 71 and CR 148/48 will open.

On Wednesday, June 27, the intersection of US 71 and CR 27 will open while the following intersections will close:

  • US 71 & CR 29
  • US 71 & CR 10

Phase 2 of the landfill will also go into effect on June 27, 2018. The closure at CR 40 will remain.

The closures at the intersections of CR 10 and CR 29 are explected to last for two weeks. The anticipated completion date for the project is Aug. 31, 2018.

Additional information can be found on the project website at mndot.gov/d8/projects/us71north.

For updated road information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.

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