Hwy 7 Detour Extended 05 Jul 17

(Blomkest MN-) The Highway 7 project started Monday, June 12 with a detour of Highway 7 east of the US 71/Highway 7 intersection near Blomkest to the intersection of Highway 7 and Kandiyohi County Road 5. The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 7 from the intersection of US 71/Highway 7 to Clara City (16.4 miles).

KWLM reports starting today (Wednesday, July 5), the detour will be extended on Highway 7 to Clara City.

The detour on Highway 7 east of the US 71/Highway 7 intersection was planned to be removed July 5, but will need to remain in place until July 17.

The project is about one week behind due to recent wet weather.

The contractor on the project is Duininck Inc.