Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 7, 2017

Short detour for culvert work on Hwy 4 project begins September 13

WILLMAR, Minn. – The Highway 4 resurfacing project from Fairfax to the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 68 started Monday, July 17. The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 4 for 13.4 miles, the replacement of two culverts, replacement of bridge approach panels and installation of new guardrail.

The project will require a short detour for culvert work. The detour will go into effect September 13 – September 19. Traffic will be detoured using CR 5, CR 15 and CR 29.

Central Specialties, Inc. is the contractor on the project. The total project cost is $1.1 million. For more information on the project visit www.mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy4fairfax/index.html.

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 face a $300 fine. Plan ahead for your travel using 511. For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.