Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 7, 2017

Hwy 71 resurfacing project starts August 9

WILLMAR, Minn. – The Highway 71 resurfacing project will start Wednesday, August 9.  Highway 71 from just north of CR 15 (Morton) to Viking Drive in Olivia will receive a micro-mill and overlay.  Motorists can expect short delays as traffic will be reduced to one lane.  Duininck Inc. is the contractor.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones.  Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers face a $300 fine.

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