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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Road Closure for County Road 12 Extension Project

Road Closed

The following roads will be closed beginning Thursday July 20, 2017 as part of the County Road 12 Extension project.

  • T.H. 83 – at the 586th Avenue / County Road 41 intersection
  • Hoffman Road – east of Prairie Winds Drive roundabout to 586th Avenue / Carver Road
  • 586th Avenue / Carver Road – between Blue Earth County Justice Center and T.H. 83

Drivers should expect T.H 83 to be closed until September. Hoffman Road and 586th Avenue / Carver Road will remain closed until November. Motorists are encouraged to use the posted detour route for the T.H. 83 closure or find alternate routes.

This 2-mile project includes a new roadway alignment between County Road 17 and 586th Avenue / Carver Road, a new roundabout at Hoffman Road and 586th Avenue / Carver Road, a new roundabout at T.H. 83 and 586th Avenue / County Road 41, roundabout lighting, and a bituminous trail. The work will consist of grading, replacing centerline and drainage pipes within the right of way, placing new gravel base, placing curb & gutter and a new bituminous pavement.

Residents and landowners are encouraged to contact the Blue Earth County Public Works Department to coordinate access concerns with the County and the Contractor, OMG Midwest, Inc. dba Southern Minnesota Construction. For more information on the County Road 12 project please contact the Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.

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