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Highway 12 project near Kerkhoven begins June 1

KERKHOVEN -- A highway project begins June 1 near Kerkhoven that will detour traffic for about a month.

Crews from the Minnesota Department of transportation will resurface of the bridge deck on state Highway 12and construct new bridge approach panels.

The project is located 1/2 mile southeast of Kerkhoven.

Motorists going east will be detoured east on Swift County Road 6, east on Kandiyohi County Road 13 and south on Kandiyohi County Road 7 to Highway 12.

Traffic going west will reverse that route.

Work is expected to be completed by July 1.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution, watch for detour signs, and be alert for workers in the work zone. For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel information, visit