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Lane closes today on 7th St.

WILLMAR — Motorists traveling U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar can expect brief delays at a temporary eastbound lane closure at Seventh Street Southwest beginning today to allow crews to saw cut the old concrete for construction of a right-turn lane for traffic heading south onto Seventh Street.

On Thursday, crews will set up a permanent right lane closure on eastbound Highway 12 at Seventh Street. There will be no access from Highway 12 to Seventh Street South. This lane closure will remain in place for approximately one month.

Work began July 7 for the Highway 12 reconstruction project. The project consists of excavation, reconstruction, a right-turn lane at Seventh Street and American Accessibility Act improvements from Sixth Street to Lakeland Drive.