Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 7

Clara City to Jct of US 71 & Hwy 7

About this project

map of stage 1 of detour
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map of stage 2 of detour
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Summary of work

  • Preservation project
  • Resurface of Hwy 7 from Clara City to Hwy 71 near Blomkest (16.4 miles)

Current traffic impacts.

  • Stage 2 detour for the Hwy 7 project will run from July 5 to Sept. 1. The detour on Hwy 7 east will remain in placed until July 25..
  • Roundabout will be completed under traffic. US 71 will remain open during construction

Project Update

  • Project started June 12.
  • Reclaiming operations continue on Hwy 7 between Clara City and the roundabout.

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