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Stage two of Highway 4 construction begins

COSMOS -- The state Highway 4 detour in Cosmos will expand Thursday as work begins on stage two of the $4.48 million project.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that road construction crews on Thursday will begin work on Highway 4 from the south side of state Highway 7 to the south fork of the Crow River.

The reconstruction project to tear up and rebuild Highway 4 is being completed in three sections.

Stage one of the project, which is now complete, consisted of construction on Highway 4 from state Highway 7 to Northern Cross Avenue and included East Gemini Avenue.

The construction work includes grading, paving, sidewalk construction, water main replacement, sewer construction, landscaping and installation of pedestrian accessible ramps and signals.

-- Staff reports