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Highway 212 in McLeod County, Minn., to open late this afternoon
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news Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR - Highway 212 will open to traffic late in the afternoon today, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says in a news release. Traffic has been detoured on U.S. Highway 212 from state Highway 15 west of Brownton to state Highway 22 for the final stage of a resurfacing project.

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The 28-mile project extended from Renville County Road 16 west of Hector to the start of the four-lane highway west of Glencoe. The project consisted of pavement resurfacing, new turn-lane construction and culvert lining.

The completed project will provide motorists with a smoother ride surface and safer highway.

Knife River Corp. is the prime contractor for the construction project.

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