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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Highway 4 Resurfacing Project North of Cosmos Begins May 23, 2022

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The Highway 4 resurfacing project begins Monday, May 23.  Nine miles of Hwy 4 will be resurfaced from the northside of Cosmos to south of Meeker County Road 23, which is south of Grove City.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS: The detour for Hwy 4 through traffic begins Monday, May 23 and will be in place throughout construction. The detour uses Hwy 7, Kandiyohi County Road 2, and Hwy 12 from Cosmos to Grove City. A detour and work zone map is attached:

PROJECT BENEFITS AND COST: Project benefits include a smoother road surface. Duininck, Inc., is the contractor for the project, which will cost $4.5 million. Construction will be completed in late July. The schedule could change due to weather and other unforeseeable circumstances.

WORK ZONE REMINDERS:
- Slow down when approaching every work zone
- Never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones
- Stay alert; watch for workers and slow-moving equipment
- Obey posted speed limits; fine for work zone violation is $300
- Minimize distractions behind the wheel
- Be patient and expect delays, especially during peak travel times

STAY CONNECTION:
- To sign up for project email or text updates visit mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy4cosmos.
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