Districtwide bridge maintenance begins in southwest Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will conduct bridge maintenance operations throughout southwest Minnesota beginning Tuesday, July 7.
Work is anticipated to be complete within three weeks, weather permitting.
Travelers may encounter shoulder or lane closures and flagging operations during bridge maintenance work. Short delays are possible; please plan accordingly when traveling in the following areas during the month of July.

Kandiyohi County
Highway 9, New London
U.S. Highway 12, west of Willmar
U.S. Highway 12, east of Kandiyohi
Highway 23, north of Spicer
U.S. Highway 71, Willmar 
Lac qui Parle County
Highway 40, three locations west of Madison
U.S. Highway 75, two locations south of Highway 7 
Lyon County
Highway 19, west of Marshall
Highway 23, southwest of Russell 
McLeod County
Highway 15, south of U.S. Highway 212
U.S. Highway 212, west of Plato 
Meeker County
Highway 22, north of Litchfield
Murray County
U.S. Highway 59, Slayton 
Renville County
Highway 4, two locations north of Hector
U.S. Highway 212, east of Granite Falls 
Yellow Medicine
U.S. Highway 212, Montevideo
U.S. Highway 212, west of Granite Falls 

Watch for orange cones
MnDOT asks travelers to always drive with caution, and reminds everyone to: 
Slow down when approaching every work zone, then navigate through with care and caution
Stay alert; work zones constantly change
Watch for workers and slow-moving equipment
Never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones
Obey posted speed limits; fine for a work zone violation is $300
Minimize distractions behind the wheel
Be patient; expect delays, especially during peak travel times

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The Minneota Mascot
Address: 201 N. Jefferson
Minneota, MN 56264

Phone:(507) 872-6492