Sidewalk/trail work could cause delays on Lakeland Drive and Highway 12 in Willmar starting Monday

The Willmar Public Works Department announced a sidewalk and trail construction project could cause delays on Lakeland Drive and Highway 12 starting Monday.

Sidewalk/trial project to start in Willmar on Monday, possibly causing delays on Lakeland Drive Southeast and Highway 12. Stock image
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WILLMAR — Motorists who use portions of Lakeland Drive Southeast and U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar are being asked to find alternative routes starting Monday.

A sidewalk/trail construction project is scheduled to begin May 17, according to the Willmar Public Works Department . Work will be done on Lakeland Drive Southeast from Olena Avenue Southeast to Highway 12 and along Highway 12 from Lakeland Drive Southeast to 23rd Street Southeast.

While the road will remain open, due to the construction project, there could be some minor delays.

The prime contractor for the project is Duininck Inc. of Prinsburg.

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Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email or direct 320-214-4373.

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