A Message from the Wright County Highway Department:
The 2023 Pavement Preservation Contract involves several routes in Wright County. The map of the projects for 2023 can be seen here: https://www.co.wright.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3903. The type of work on this contract includes milling, reclaiming the existing bituminous surface and aggregate base; paving new layers of bituminous mixture; placement of shouldering material along the edges of the roadway; and painting new pavement markings on the highways.
The prime contractor for this contract is Knife River Corp. of Sauk Rapids. Work is scheduled to begin week of June 5. All work on this contract is anticipated to be completed by mid-August, weather permitting. Traffic will be directed by flag people near and through the work zone. Please be prepared to expect minor delays during construction activity. A detour of traffic will not be necessary.
The Wright County Highway Department greatly appreciates your patience during construction on these important improvement projects. Questions or comments regarding these projects can be directed to the proper individuals by calling the Wright County Highway Department at (763) 682-7383 or toll free at 800-362-3667 (ask for the Highway Department). Business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please visit the following web site for future updates to this contract: http://www.co.wright.mn.us/189/Highway