Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 12

Litchfield to Cokato

About this project

Summary of MnDOT work


Litchfield to DarwinMap of Hwy 12 project with detour

  • Resurface Hwy 12 between N Armstrong Ave. in Litchfield to Meeker CR 34 in Darwin (bituminous/black top).
  • Upgrade sidewalks, including pedestrian ramps, along the project area to meet ADA standards in Litchfield and Darwin.
  • New sidewalk will be created between Davis Ave. and Hubbard Ave. in Litchfield.
  • Replace culvert at the county ditch east of the intersection of Hwy 12 and Meeker County Road 34 in Litchfield.
  • Install pedestrian push button station at Davis St.

Darwin to Cokato

  • Repair the concrete between Meeker CR 34 to the end of the concrete section in Cokato.
  • Upgrade sidewalks and pedestrian ramps in Dassel to meet ADA standards.
  • Make ADA improvements to sidewalks and resurface the Darwin Rest Stop.
  • Ramps along the trail between Dassel and Darwin will be upgraded to meet ADA standards.

Traffic impacts

  • A short detour will be needed during the culvert replacement work in Litchfield. Traffic will be detoured using CR 34, CR 11 and CR 14.
  • A detour (map above) will be in place for the entire duration of the concrete repair project from Darwin to Cokato. The detour will be phased.