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Pavement work to begin today

WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists that they may encounter brief delays as installation of ground-in pavement markings begins today in Kandiyohi, Lincoln, Lyon, Pipestone, and Renville counties:

- Highway 23 -- Pipestone to Marshall

- Highway 71 -- Highway 212 to Highway 7

- Highway 212 -- west of Sacred Heart to Renville

- Highway 212 -- west of Olivia to Renville County Road 16.

Flagging operations will be conducted on two-lane sections of highway to guide motorists through the work zones.

MnDOT places ground-in pavement markings along highway centerlines and edge lines as a cost-saving measure. The lifespan of the markings are extended due to reduced damage from snowplows, which improves visibility and safety for the traveling public. The project is expected to be completed by June 17.