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Brief: Work to begin on Minnesota 60

WORTHINGTON -- Work on Minnesota 60 from Windom to Butterfield will begin on July 7.

Traffic will be detoured in stages.

STAGE 1: From July 7 to Sept. 5, Windom to Mountain Lake, traffic detoured to 16th Street and Cottonwood Lake Drive in Windom and Cottonwood County roads 13 and 1.

STAGE 2: From Aug. 23 to Oct. 2, Mountain Lake to Butterfield, traffic detoured to Cottonwood County 1, Minnesota 30 and Watonwan County 5.

The $5.3 million project consists of a variety of road surface and safety improvements: concrete repairs from Windom to Butterfield; spot overlay at west end of Mountain Lake; approach and joint repair on three bridges; guardrail work at three bridges; pedestrian curb ramp reconstruction and access closures in Windom; signal improvements in Windom; "Prepare to stop" warning lights for northbound traffic south of Windom; lighting at rural intersections; left-turn lanes added at Cottonwood County 2 in Bingham Lake and POET Ethanol plant entrance for westbound traffic; right-turn lane extension at POET for eastbound traffic; rumble strips in westbound overlay area at Mountain Lake; and re-striping the entire project.