The Minnesota Department of Transporation will complete a project to resurface, widen shoulders, improve snow trap locations and replace box culverts on Highway 12, from Ortonville/Highway 75 to Highway 59. The project is scheduled for construction in 2021.
Upcoming traffic impacts
Road closed to thru-traffic, May - October
Detour: Highway 75/Highway 7 and Highway 59
Key project elements
Robust road resurfacing (full-depth reclamation)
Centerline and entrance culvert replacements and improvements at various locations
Box culvert bridge replacements at various locations
Snow trap improvements (grading and structural)
Public Meeting Recording
Recorded virtual public open house meeting on May 4, 2021.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Accessibility and state highway projects
All MnDOT projects--both new construction and rehabilitation projects-- must include an evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Components can include, but are not limited to adding curb cuts, truncated domes and accessible pedestrian signals. Read about MnDOT's transition plan to comply with the ADA.
Specifics for this project
There are no specific accessibility components to this project.
For general project questions and media inquiries:
Emma Olson, MnDOT Public Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions or concerns related to construction: Dan Kuhn, MnDOT Construction email@example.com
For questions related to the project design/background:
Brian Bausman, MnDOT Project Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 218-846-7944