July 16, 2015 News Release: Highway 15 Projects

July 16, 2015
Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt
Office: 320-214-6426
mandi.lighthizer-schmidt@state.mn.us
Twitter: @MnDOT southwest

For Immediate Release

Overlay project on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel to begin July 20th
WILLMAR, Minn. – An overlay project on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel is scheduled to begin Monday, July 20th.

Motorists traveling on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel may encounter minor delays as crews will be paving the road.

Traffic will be directed through the work zone by a pilot car.

The project is scheduled to be complete by August 7th, 2015.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones. Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers’ traffic directions face a $300 fine.

This project helps ensure Minnesota’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years.

Learn how MnDOT works to meet the public’s needs and get the most from every dollar at Get Connected (www.dot.state.mn.us/getconnected/).

For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit www.511mn.org.

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July 16, 2015
Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt
Office: 320-214-6426
mandi.lighthizer-schmidt@state.mn.us
Twitter: @MnDOT southwest

For Immediate Release

Mill and overlay of Highway 15 to begin July 20th
WILLMAR, Minn. – A mill and overlay project with two culvert replacements on Highway 15 from Highway 19 in Winthrop to Highway 212 in Brownton is scheduled to begin Monday, July 20th.

A detour will go into effect on Monday, July 20th. The detour route is listed below.

Detour – Winthrop, Hwy 19 east to Hwy 22, Hwy 22 north to Hwy 212, Hwy 212 west to Hwy 15

The cost of the project is $4 million dollars.

The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of September.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones. Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers’ traffic directions face a $300 fine.

This project helps ensure Minnesota’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years.

Learn how MnDOT works to meet the public’s needs and get the most from every dollar at Get Connected (www.dot.state.mn.us/getconnected/).

For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit www.511mn.org.