Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

May 17, 2019

Construction Open House for Hwy 67 project is May 28

WILLMAR, Minn. – The public is invited to attend a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) construction open house on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, to learn about the Highway 67 bridge replacement project near Echo. The open house will be held at City Hall in Echo (342 2nd Ave W.) and run from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Representatives of MnDOT and the construction contractor will be available to answer questions about the road construction phase of the project, including the timeline.

The project is located one mile north of Echo and includes the replacement of two bridges over Boiling Spring Creek with a single concrete box culvert.

A detour is required for this project. Traffic will be routed on Yellow Medicine County Roads 1 and 6, as well as Highways 274 and 23. A detour map is attached to this news release.

Road construction is scheduled to begin mid-June. R and G is the contractor for the project, which is estimated to cost $400,000 and be complete by mid-July 2019.

For more information on the project visit the project webpage at www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy67bridge.

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