Highway 2 project in Polk County near Marcoux Corner begins July 6

Times Report

    Motorists on Highway 2 in Polk County near rural Marcoux Corner will experience a lane shift beginning Monday, July 6 as crews resurface the westbound lanes between Highway 32 and Polk County 44.

    Traffic will be shifted to a single lane in each direction on the Highway 2 eastbound lanes. Motorists can expect slowdowns or delays during peak travel times.

    The project is expected to last through mid-August, weather permitting. For more information and a map of the project location, visit the website at www.mndot.gov/d2/projects/2020/hwy2-marcoux.

    Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

    MnDOT reminds drivers to slow down, avoid distractions and follow traffic signs in work zones.

    Please join the MnDOT District 2 Facebook group for updates on construction, road conditions and other transportation related topics. www.facebook.com/groups/mndotnorthwest/. For a complete list of projects for 2020, please visit www.mndot.gov/d2.

    For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or on their smartphone apps.