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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Work on the Minnesota 60 bypass around Bigelow, seen in this vantage point three miles north of Bigelow, is shown in this Nov. 29, 2007, file photo. Construction on the next phase of the highway's expansion project is expected to begin in mid-July.

MN 60 work to start in July

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WORTHINGTON -- With bids for the next phase of the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project due to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in less than three weeks, construction is still on track to start sometime around mid-July.


The good news is that there will not be a detour this year for the project.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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