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April 21, 2021

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MnDOT to host virtual public meeting on May 4 for upcoming Hwy 12 project

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—>The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m., to learn more about the upcoming construction work on Highway 12 between Ortonville and Highway 59. A formal presentation by MnDOT will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by time for questions.

The project on Highway 12 is scheduled to begin as early as mid-May. Work will include resurfacing, shoulder widening, snow trap improvements, as well as the replacement of several box culverts. The work will take place between Highway 75 in Ortonville and Highway 59. Highway 12 will be closed to thru-traffic until October, and the detour will follow Highway 75, Highway 7 and Highway 59.

To learn more about the project and for a link to the virtual meeting on May 4, visit mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy12. Those without internet access can call 1-855-282-6330 to join the meeting. Meeting access code is 187 639 0701. For those unable to attend the meeting, a recording of the presentation will be posted to the MnDOT project webpage, with an opportunity to submit questions or comments online.

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, such as an ASL or spoken language interpreter, or need documents in an alternate format, such as braille or large print, please contact Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or email ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.