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Meetings set Wednesday in Montevideo and Dawson, Minn., for projects on Hwys. 212, 75

WILLMAR -- The public is invited Wednesday to learn more about the U.S. Highway 212 and Highway 75 paving projects near Montevideo and Dawson at two public meetings.

The first meeting will be 11 a.m. at Trailways Café, 605 U.S. Highway 212 W., Montevideo. The second meeting will be at 1 p.m. at Dawson City Hall, 675 Chestnut St., Dawson.

Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Duininck Inc., the prime contractor, will provide a progress report and plans for upcoming construction activities, answer questions and address concerns.

Project locations are:

n Highway 212 from Highway 75 to the east end of Dawson; Lac qui Parle County Road 35 to the east junction of Highway 59.

n Highway 75 from one-half mile south to one mile north of Highway 212.

The project includes grading paving the road, installing accessible pedestrian ramp and improving traffic signals.