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Oct. 26, 2022

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Hwy 7 reduced to one lane east of Hutchinson on Oct. 28

WILLMAR, Minn. – Highway 7 will be reduced to one lane east of Hutchinson on Friday, Oct. 28, to allow crews to pave over the Luce Line State Trail where it crosses the roadway (see attached image). A flagging operation will direct traffic through the work zone. Travelers can expect delays and should allow extra time during peak travel times.

Work zone reminders

  • 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