Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

June 23, 2017

Open house June 29 in Harmony for Hwy 139 construction project

HARMONY, Minn. – The public is invited to an open house Thursday, June 29 in Harmony to learn more about the Highway 139 resurfacing project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The meeting will be held from 5-6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 29 in the Harmony Community Center at 225 3rd Ave. SW in Harmony.

Dunn Blacktop Company, a division of Mathy Construction, is the prime contractor for the project. Representatives from Dunn Blacktop, MnDOT and others will be on hand at the open house to talk about the $1.9 million project; including timelines, traffic control and scope.

Construction is expected to begin July 10 and completed in August 2017. The 3.9 mile project along Highway 139 in Fillmore County starts in Harmony from Highway 52 to the Iowa border. The purpose of the project is to replace the aging pavement and improve safety along the corridor. The project also includes ADA improvements in Harmony, including curb ramps and upgrading some sidewalks.

To learn more about the project and also sign up for email updates, go to MnDOT’s project website at mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy139-resurfacing/index.html.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). Alternatively, send an email to janet.rae.miller@state.mn.us.

MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

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