Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 12


Traffic impacts

Road closures and detours

  • This week’s work includes grading on Hwy 12 and constructing the turn lane at 7th Street as well as working on ADA improvements at Lakeland Avenue.
  • Hwy 12 is open to through-traffic.
  • MnDOT urges motorists to slow down and always drive with caution in a work zone.
  • Reconstruction brochure (PDF)
  • Local business access is being maintened throughout the project.

Project update meetings

The next project update meeting will be held this week on Thursday, September 18 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber Earl B. Olson Board Room, 2104 Highway 12 East, Willmar, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Anyone interested in the project’s progress is welcome to attend. MnDOT staff and representatives from the prime contractor will provide a progress report, plans for upcoming construction activities and answer questions or address concerns.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Hwy 12 reconstruction
  • ADA improvements from 6th Street to Lakeland Drive


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