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May 30, 2024

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Highway 212 will close near County Road 25 in Dawson for railroad work June 3-6

WILLMAR, Minn. – Highway 212 will close from Lincoln Place to County Road 25 in Dawson on June 3, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. BNSF Railway will be replacing track, with work expected to conclude by end of day on June 6.
Traffic impact

  • A detour will be in place for the duration of track replacement (see attached map).
  • Traffic will be routed on Highway 75, Highway 40, and Lac qui Parle County Road 25.
  • Dates are subject to change depending on weather and other unforeseeable circumstances.

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Highway 212 project map showing construction in Dawson Highway 212 project map showing detour