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July 6, 2021

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Lane closure on Hwy 12 in Willmar

WILLMAR, Minn. – The eastbound lane of U.S. Highway 12 in downtown Willmar is temporarily closed from 7th Street to 6th Street due to a sink hole. Repairs are expected to be complete by end of day Wednesday.
Travelers are asked to slow down and use caution through the work zone.

Watch for orange cones

  • Never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones
  • Stay alert; 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 and expect delays, especially during peak travel times 

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