Minnesota Department of Transportation

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July 14, 2021

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Hwy 75 reduced to one lane in Pipestone on July 15

Flagging operation in place

WILLMAR, Minn. – Highway 75 will be reduced to one lane in Pipestone from Fourth Street to Sixth Street on Thursday, July 15. Crews will be installing safety demonstration projects from 8 a.m. until noon, and a flagging operation will direct traffic through the work zone. A map of the project area is below.

For information about the demonstration projects, visit mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy75demonstrationproject.

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