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Posted on: July 18, 2023

Overlay Projects Near Maple Lake to Start Later This Month

A Message from the Wright County Highway Department:

The 2023 Highway Maintenance Overlay Program involves the following routes in Wright County: County Road 105 from County Highway 6 to County Highway 7; County Highway 7, from Division Street to approximately 1,300 feet south of 4th Street West in the City of Maple Lake.

The type of work in this overlay program includes ditch cleaning and culvert repair; milling of the existing bituminous surface; paving new layers of bituminous mixture; placement of shouldering material along the edges of the roadway; and painting new pavement markings on the highways.

This work will be performed by the Wright County Highway Department Maintenance Division. Bituminous milling is scheduled to begin late-July, with paving to be begin early August. Work will be intermittent throughout this Maintenance Overlay Program and is anticipated to be completed by late-August, weather permitting, with the placement of gravel shoulders. 

Traffic will be directed by flag people near and through the work zone. 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 this important improvement project. Questions or comments regarding this project 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.

To see a map of the impacted area, click here: https://www.co.wright.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3977

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