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News Release
June 1, 2010

Workzone at night

Highway 71 roadwork in Wadena
Traffic detoured June 1-18

Location: Highway 71 in the city of Wadena in Wadena County.
Timeframe: Tuesday, June 1 to Friday, June 18.
Traffic Impact:

Highway 71 will be closed to traffic from Lincoln Avenue to Franklin Avenue.

Traffic will be detoured southeast via Wadena County Road 104, Homecrest Avenue/2nd Street, Jackson Avenue, 1st Street and Colfax Avenue.

Semi-trailer traffic is asked to take the signed truck route via Highway 210 at Hewitt, Otter Tail County Road 75 and Highway 29 to Wadena.

Drivers need to slow down and pay attention to detour signs.

Project Information:

The city of Wadena will complete a road construction project that began last year. Work includes paving a final layer of black top, completing sidewalks/curbs and landscaping.

The entire project is estimated to be complete by June 18.


Pay Attention or Pay the Price


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  • City of Wadena
    Jade Berube
    Project Construction Engineer


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