NEW MUNICH (WJON News) -- A major road construction project through the town of New Munich is getting underway.

The Stearns County Highway Department says County Road 12 is being reconstructed between County Road 30 and I-94.

The six-mile mile stretch is prompting a detour around the work zone, although local traffic will be allowed to pass.

Work is starting with erosion control devices and pavement removal.

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The project is expected to be completed around October 13th if the weather cooperates.





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