Minnesota Department of Transportation

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June 1, 2021

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Hwy 19 drainage repair project near Morton complete

WILLMAR, Minn. — The drainage repair project on Highway 19 near Morton has been completed. The project included ditch cleaning, pipe installation and the creation of a pond.

Improved drainage is the overall project benefit. The project cost $570,000, and the contractor was Mathiowetz Construction.

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Work zone safety

MnDOT advises travelers to always: 

  • 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