Summer to feature a number of road projects in OT County

Photo by Chad Koenen
A resurfacing project is being planned for Highways 67 and 65 near Henning. The project is one of several being planned throughout Otter Tail County this summer.

By Tom Hintgen

Otter Tail County Correspondent


• Highways 8, 80 and 53 in Perham area, Central Specialties, Inc., Alexandria, resumed May 8, completion date estimated for September 2023

• Highway 51 near Perham, bids opened June 7, low bidder was Anderson Brothers Construction Company of Brainerd

• Highways 67 and 65 near Henning, awarded to Northdale Construction Co., Albertville, Minn.


• Highways 35 and 18 near Underwood, Mark Sand & Gravel Co., Fergus Falls, started March 27, completion estimated for June 2024

Bridge and culvert

• Highway 45 bridge (Phelps Mill area) over Otter Tail River, awarded to Robert R. Schroeder Construction, Inc., Glenwood

• Bridge Repair, Highway 1 near Ottertail and over the Dead River at Walker Lake, Redstone Construction, LLC, Mora, Minn., substantially complete

Highway garages

• Battle Lake Garage access road paving, started June 1, Joe Riley Construction, Morris

• Pelican Rapids garage access road paving awarded to Central Specialties, Inc., Alexandria


• Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) lighting (Includes 14 intersections), bids opened April 26, apparent low bidder, Cossette Electric, LLC, Fergus Falls

• HSIP edgelines (various routes) awarded to Sir Line-A-Lot, LLC, Edina, Minn.

• 2023 crack sealing (various routes) awarded to Lot Pros, Inc., Fergus Falls

• 2023 seal coat (various routes) awarded to Asphalt Surface Technologies Corp., St. Joseph, Minn.

• 2023 traffic marking (various routes) awarded to Sir Line-A-Lot, LLC, Edina, Minn.