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Detours will begin Monday with construction on Kandiyohi County roads

WILLMAR -- Work is scheduled to begin Monday on two separate Kandiyohi County road construction projects. Detours will be in place during the projects.

Weather permitting, the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department will begin work Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 39, also known as the Tri-County Road.

The project, which will consist of box culvert replacement, grading operations, gravel base and bituminous surfacing, will take place south of Kandiyohi County Road 105.

The construction zone will be closed to traffic for the duration of the project, which is expected to last until the end of August.

Traffic on Kandiyohi County Road 39 will be diverted west on Kandiyohi County Road 102, north on Kandiyohi County Road 2 and east on State Highway 23.

Mathiowetz Construction Company of Sleepy Eye is the prime contactor for construction of the project.

Also on Monday, crews will begin work on the Dovre Township road of 11th Street Northeast from Kandiyohi County Road 27 north to 105th Avenue Northeast.

The project will consist of grade widening and gravel surfacing.

Motorists are urged to use alternate routes during the project, which is expected to take 15 days.

Mid Central Contracting of Spicer is the prime contactor.

-- Staff reports