The Highway 4 resurfacing project from Fairfax to the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 68 started July 17.

The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 4 for 13.4 miles, the replacement of two culverts, replacement of bridge approach panels and installation of new guardrail.

The project will require a short detour for culvert work. The detour will go into effect Sept. 13-19.

Traffic will be detoured using CR 5, CR 15 and CR 29. Central Specialties, Inc. is the contractor on the project. The total project cost is $1.1 million.

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MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones. Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers face a $300 fine.

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