ST. JOSEPH -- Road construction begins Monday on Stearns County Road 3 between St. Joseph and Opole. The work will take place from County Road 75 and County Road 17 and will require lane closures and flaggers.

Construction will begin on the nearly 14-mile project with the grinding and removal of the old pavement. Paving will begin May 2nd, but dates and timeframes are weather dependent.

You should expect delays and consider alternate routes. The project is expected to be completed in about one month.