Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 3, 2016

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Hwy 12 project set to begin Monday, May 9

WILLMAR, Minn. – The Highway 12 project is set to begin Monday, May 9.  This project includes the resurfacing of Highway 12 from Willmar to Atwater, the construction of a left turn lane at the intersection of Highway 12 and Kandiyohi County Road (CSAH) 4 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) intersection improvements in Atwater. 

The project will begin in Atwater with ADA intersection improvements (updating pedestrian crossings, curb cuts and truncated domes) and a hydrant adjustment.  For a listing of all intersections receiving updates please visit www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy12willmartoatwater/.


The project will be done under traffic utilizing a flagger with pilot car.  Travelers can expect lane closures and short delays. Eastbound traffic will be impacted first.  A 10’ width limit will be in effect. 

Duininck, Inc. is the contractor on the project.          

For more information on this, and all, projects please 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.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit http://www.511mn.org/ or dial 511.



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