Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 24, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Open House for Highway 19 project set for March 31

WILLMAR, Minn. – Two open houses for the Highway 19 project are scheduled for Thursday, March 31 in Fairfax and Morton.  Highway 19 from Morton to Fairfax will be resurfaced this summer.  This project includes ADA work in both the city of Morton and Fairfax.  Construction is scheduled to begin in May and finish in July of 2016.  This project will be done under traffic utilizing alternating lane closures and pilot car with flaggers.

MnDOT staff will be present to answer questions and gain feedback from community members.  Additional information is also available at www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy19hwy68/index.html.

Fairfax Open House                                   Morton Open House
Thursday, March 31                                      Thursday, March 31
4:30-5:30 p.m.                                              6:00-7:00 p.m.
Fairfax Community Center                             Morton City Offices
300 S Park St.                                             220 West 2nd St.
Fairfax, MN                                                  Morton, MN

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us. Please request at least one week in advance, if possible.

This project helps ensure Minnesota’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years. 
For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit www.511mn.org.


To learn more about funding Minnesota’s transportation system, visit Get Connected at www.dot.state.mn.us/getconnected