Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 19, 2020

Highway 19 lane closure starts Monday east of Morton

WILLMAR, Minn. —Highway 19 will be reduced to one lane from Fil-Mor Drive east of Morton to 370th Street west of Franklin, beginning Monday, June 22. Crews will be completing erosion control work through the week.

A flagging operation will be in effect and motorists may encounter short delays.

Watch for orange cones

MnDOT reminds motorists to: 

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone, then navigate through with care and caution
  • Stay alert; work zones constantly change
  • Watch for workers and slow moving equipment
  • Obey posted speed limits; fine for a work zone violation is $300
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel
  • Be patient; expect delays, especially during peak travel times 

For road condition and travel information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.
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