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News Release
Sept. 3, 2009

Workzone at night

Striping, pavement markings work in central Minnesota begins Sept. 8

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation will stripe and mark pavements beginning Sept. 8 on several state highways in Cass, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs, Otter Tail, Stearns, Wadena and Wright counties.

To lessen impacts to motorists, crews will be striping and improving pavement markings on Highway 55 between Buffalo and Rockford during evening hours. Crews will begin work at 7 p.m. and cease operations the following day by 6 a.m. Work will resume each evening until the work is completed, which is anticipated to be Friday, Sept. 11, at 6 a.m.

In addition, MnDOT will add rumble stripes, stripe and improve pavement markings to these sections of roadway during daylight hours on:

  • Highway 10 from Verndale to Bluffton
  • Highway 23 from Paynesville to Richmond
  • Highway 24 from Annandale to Clear Lake
  • Highway 25 from Buffalo to Monticello
  • Highway 55 from Rockford to Wright County Road 109 (2.5 miles west of Buffalo)
  • Highway 169 from Cove to Garrison
  • Highway 210 from Motley to Brainerd
  • Highway 371 from Brainerd to Backus

These efforts are expected to increase visibility and improve safety.

MnDOT urges motorists to slow down, drive with caution and expect lane closures in the area where crews are working.

Work should be completed by mid-October.

For statewide traffic, construction and travel information, visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or visit www.mndot.gov.

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