Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 4, 2013

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Hwy 18 detour begins Sept. 9 east of Mille Lacs Lake

 

DULUTH, Minn. – Motorists traveling on Hwy 18 just east of Mille Lacs Lake will be detoured on Mille Lacs County Roads 30, 132 and 109 from Monday, Sept. 9 through Friday, Sept. 13 as crews continue work on a major drainage improvement project on Hwy 18.   


The total length of the detour is three-miles. Two-miles of the detour route is on a gravel surface. 


Improving drainage beneath and around highways helps extend the pavement life of the highway.


For updated travel information on all Minnesota roads, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org.

 

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