Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 24, 2017

Traffic control switch at US 71 and Hwy 7 roundabout project on August 25

WILLMAR, Minn. — The US 71 and Highway 7 roundabout project started Monday, June 12. This project is being constructed under traffic. Starting Friday, August 25, around mid-day, traffic control will switch at the roundabout project. US 71 will remain open to traffic, but lanes of traffic will be divided and work will be happening between the lanes. MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention when driving through the work zone.

Duininck Inc. is the contractor on the project. The total project cost is $6.5 million and includes both the Highway 7 project and roundabout project. For more information on the project visit www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy7hwy71roundabout/ and www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy7/.

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