Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Jan. 19, 2022

Latest news releases

Traffic impacts to Hwy 59 in Clarkfield due to water main break

WILLMAR, Minn. – Highway 59 near the intersection of 13th Avenue in Clarkfield will be reduced to one lane, temporarily, on Thursday, January 20, so that the city of Clarkfield can repair a water main break. Flaggers will be present directing traffic.

The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of the day.

Work zone safety reminders

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone
  • Never enter a roadway that is blocked by 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 and while walking or biking
  • Be patient and expect delays, especially during peak travel times 

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