Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 12

Litchfield to Cokato

About this project

Summary of MnDOT work

Map of Hwy 12 project with detour

 

 

 

 

2024: Litchfield to Dassel

  • Resurface Hwy 12 from Holcombe Ave. in Litchfield to east of Meeker CR 14 in Darwin.
  • Upgrade sidewalks, including pedestrian ramps, along the project area to meet ADA standards in Litchfield and Darwin.
  • New sidewalk will be created between Davis Ave. and Hubbard Ave. in Litchfield.
  • Replace culvert at the county ditch 1.5 miles east of the intersection of Hwy 12 and Meeker County Road 34 in Litchfield.
  • Install pedestrian push button station at Davis St. in Litchfield.
  • Repair the concrete and replace asphalt shoulders on Hwy 12 from east of Meeker CR 14 in Darwin through the Hwy 15 intersection in Dassel.
  • Resurface the Darwin Rest Stop and make ADA improvements to sidewalks.

2025: Dassel to Cokato

  • Repair the concrete and replace asphalt shoulders from east of Hwy 15 in Dassel to the end of the concrete section in Cokato.
  • Upgrade sidewalks and pedestrian ramps in Dassel to meet ADA standards.
  • Ramps along the trail between Dassel and Cokato will be upgraded to meet ADA standards.

Traffic impacts

  • July 8, 2024, Highway 12 will be closed from Litchfield to Dassel and a brief detour will be in place for culvert replacement work east of Litchfield, and concrete repair of the Highway 12 and Highway 15 intersection. Traffic will be routed on County Roads 34, 11, and 4. Work is expected to take two weeks.
  • July 22, 2024, Highway 12 will be closed from Darwin to Dassel. Traffic will be detoured to Highway 15 and County Roads 14 and 21 until October 4, 2024.
  • Highway 12 will be closed from Dassel to Cokato during construction in 2025. Traffic will be routed to Highway 15 and County Roads 21 and 3.
  • Construction dates are subject to change depending on weather and other unforeseeable circumstances.

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