Minnesota Department of Transportation

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July 6, 2021

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Hwy 59 reduced to one lane north of Marshall on July 7

WILLMAR, Minn. – U.S. Highway 59 will be reduced to one lane, north of Marshall, at 180th Street, on Wednesday, July 7, while crews repair the roadway. Flaggers will direct travelers through the work zone. Work is expected to be completed by end of day, weather permitting.

Watch for orange cones

MnDOT asks drivers to: 

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone
  • 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