Construction on a project that includes a new mini roundabout on South Grade Road Southwest in Hutchinson is scheduled to begin today (Monday).
The roundabout is being constructed at the north exit of the Cash Wise Foods parking lot.
A pedestrian crossing on Merrill Street, pavement overlay and the adjacent sidewalk will see improvements as part of the project. The intersection of South Grade Road and Lynn Road Southwest will be closed off.
Improvements to the intersection of South Grade Road and Highway 15 are also part of the project.
R&R Excavating of Hutchinson was awarded the 2.2-million project.
McLeod County Road 60 (240th street), northeast of Hutchinson will be closing today (Monday) between TH 15 and CR 61 (Lake Hook Road).
Officials say Juul Contracting will be replacing a centerline culvert between Todd and Hook lakes.
The road should reopen within 3-5 days.
Officials say there will not be a detour installed, local traffic should use adjacent roads.
Construction on 5th Avenue west of Main Street South in Hutchinson continues.
The construction on 5th Avenue east of Main Street was opened to traffic last Monday.