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Part of Highway 212 in Granite Falls will be closed January 11

Highway 212 in Granite Falls will temporary close Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 13th Street to 15th Street so that utility work can be completed, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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A Road Close sign. Tribune file photo

GRANITE FALLS —Highway 212 in Granite Falls will temporary close Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 13th Street to 15th Street so that utility work can be completed, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Traffic will be detoured on 13th Street, 9th Avenue and 15th Street. The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of the day with Wednesday, Jan. 12, scheduled as a backup date.

Work zone safety reminders:

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone
  • Never enter a roadway that is blocked by barriers or cones
  • Stay alert; watch for workers and slow-moving equipment
  • Obey posted speed limits; fine for a work zone violation is $300
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel and while walking or biking
  • Be patient and expect delays, especially during peak travel times

Related Topics: GRANITE FALLSMINNESOTA
Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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