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June 27, 2023

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Highway 15 Dassel to Kimball resurfacing project starts July 10

WILLMAR, Minn. – A Minnesota Department of Transportation resurfacing project on Highway 15 from Dassel to Kimball gets underway Monday, July 10. Work is scheduled to be completed by October 6, 2023. Start and end dates could change due to weather and other unforeseeable circumstances.

Traffic impacts
A detour is required to complete the project (see attached map). The detour of Highway 15 begins July 10 and is scheduled to be in place for the project’s duration. Traffic will be routed on Highway 12, Wright County Road 3, Highway 55.

About this project
MnDOT is resurfacing Highway 15 from the intersection of Highway 12 in Dassel to the Meeker/Stearns County line near Kimball. Guardrail near the Kingston bridge will be replaced as part of the project. Also, 30 culverts will be lined along the project area and three culverts will be replaced. A chip seal will be applied to the new pavement in early summer 2024.

Duininck, Inc., is the project contractor and the cost is $11.5 million.