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Highway 71 bypass resurfacing begins Monday

WILLMAR (Staff Report) -- Resurfacing of the Highway 71/Willmar bypass is set to begin Monday.This project includes a drainage adjustment and overlay of the westbound lane of the bypass.Work will begin with the drainage adjustment on the northeas...

WILLMAR (Staff Report) - Resurfacing of the Highway 71/Willmar bypass is set to begin Monday.
This project includes a drainage adjustment and overlay of the westbound lane of the bypass.
Work will begin with the drainage adjustment on the northeast end of the bypass. Paving is expected to begin on May 23.
The project will be done under traffic utilizing a flagger with pilot car. Travelers can expect lane closures and short delays.  An 11-foot width limit will be in effect.
Duininck Inc. is the contractor on the project.
For more information on this and all MnDOT projects, visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d8/projects/hwy12willmartoatwater/ .
Motorists are urged to drive with caution in work zones and to slow down when workers are present.

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