Ground Breaking for New Highway Shop 22 Jul 13

Work on a new McLeod County Highway Department vehicle storage facility, located at the corner of State Highway 7 and County Road 15 (Falcon Avenue) is scheduled to begin at the end of this month (July). RAM General Contracting of Winsted, MN was awarded the $1.2 million project which is being funded with County funds. The project involves construction of a 12,000 square foot
pre-engineered metal building and a separate salt storage shed.     County Engineer John Bunkhorst says the new facility will replace2 antiquated shops located in Silver Lake and Lester Prairie. The project is scheduled to be finished my mid-November. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled on-site for this Wednesday (July 24th) at 10:00 am.