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Environmental Assessment Worksheet comment period opens for Highway 75 project near Kent

(Sept. 12, 2014)

 

I-94/Highway 75 interchange project meeting scheduled for Sept. 16

(Sept. 8, 2014)

 

MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones during Labor Day holiday

(Aug. 28, 2014)

 

Pavement marking project begins Aug. 18 in Detroit Lakes, Alexandria

(Aug. 14, 2014)

 

Road safety project begins Aug. 13

(Aug. 11, 2014)

 

Expect high traffic volumes on Detroit Lakes area roads Aug. 5 – 10

(Aug. 1, 2014)

 

Highway 75 is open again near Kent

(June 23, 2014)

 

Highway 75 closes near Kent due to flooding

(June 19, 2014)

 

Highway 75 closes near Kent due to flooding

(April 28, 2014)

 

Lane closures planned on I-94 west of Alexandria in early April

(March 27, 2014)

 

MnDOT plans aerial photo work in west central Minnesota

(March 13, 2014)

 

Highway 10, Highway 59 frontage road reconstruction open house set for Feb. 13

(Jan. 31, 2014)

 

Public meetings scheduled for Highway 34 passing lane project (Jan. 15, 2014)

 

I-94/Highway 75 interchange project meeting scheduled for Jan. 23 (Jan. 10, 2014)

 

Scattered slippery spots forming in west central Minnesota (Jan. 9, 2014)

 

Strong winds and blowing snow could create difficult driving conditions (Jan. 3, 2014)

 

 

 

 

 

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Local Construction News by Highway

 

Highway 7

 

 

Highway 9

Highway 9 railroad crossing work near Tintah begins May 7 (April 30, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 9 north of Tintah will encounter a detour and delays when a railroad crossing project begins May 7, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 10

TRAVEL ALERT: Highway 10 traffic switches near Glyndon (Sept. 9, 2014)

  • Eastbound traffic on Highway 10 east of Glyndon has shifted to the newly-constructed bridge over the Buffalo River. A single lane of traffic remains open in each direction.

 

Pavement marking project begins Aug. 18 in Detroit Lakes, Alexandria (Aug. 14, 2014)

  • Motorists in Detroit Lakes and Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug. 18.

 

Downtown Moorhead traffic signal upgrades begin June 10 (June 9, 2014)

  • Motorists in downtown Moorhead will encounter short-term road closures near the BNSF railroad tracks beginning Tuesday, June 10, as crews upgrade the traffic signal software.

 

Highway 10 bridge project east of Glyndon begins May 14 (May 9, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 10 just east of Highway 9 near Glyndon will encounter lane closures when a bridge replacement project begins May 14, weather permitting.

 

Highway 10, Highway 59 frontage road reconstruction open house set for Feb. 13 (Jan. 31, 2014)

  • The Minnesota Department of Transportation and city of Detroit Lakes invite the public to attend an open house on Thursday, Feb. 13, regarding the Highway 10 and Highway 59 frontage road system reconstruction project and the adjacent Thomas Street construction project.

 

Highway 27

 

Highway 27 detour lifted between I-94, Hoffman (July 24, 2014)

  • Motorists can now travel on Highway 27 between Interstate 94 and Hoffman.

 

Highway 27 is closed east of Hoffman (June 5, 2014)

  • Highway 27 four miles east of Hoffman is closed to all traffic after crews resurfacing the road encountered a section between Douglas County Road 1 and Dairy Drive that needs repairs.

 

Highway 27 detour between I-94, Hoffman begins May 27 (May 20, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 27 between Interstate 94 near Alexandria and Hoffman will encounter a detour when a road resurfacing project begins May 27, weather permitting.

 

Highway 27 detour between Browns Valley, Wheaton begins June 2 (May 27, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 27 between Browns Valley and Traverse County Road 6 southwest of Wheaton will encounter a detour when a road resurfacing project begins June 2, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 28

 

 

Highway 29

Pavement marking project begins Aug. 18 in Detroit Lakes, Alexandria (Aug. 14, 2014)

  • Motorists in Detroit Lakes and Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug. 18.

 

Highway 29 detour between Benson, Highway 40 begins July 28 (July 22, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 29 between Benson and Highway 40 will encounter a detour when a road resurfacing and bridge replacement project begins July 28, weather permitting.

 

Highway 29/Broadway detour begins May 12 (May 6, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 29/Broadway Street in Alexandria will encounter a detour beginning Monday, May 12, weather permitting.

 

Highway 29 resurfacing project north of Alexandria begins May 12 (May 6, 2014)

  • (NEW START DATE) Motorists on Highway 29 north of Alexandria will experience lane closures, pilot cars and possible delays when a resurfacing project begins Monday, May 12.

 

Parking restrictions, lane closures planned for downtown Alexandria April 14-15 (April 11, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 29/Broadway in downtown Alexandria may encounter short-term lane closures and parking restrictions on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15.

 

 

Highway 32

 

 

Highway 34

Highway 34 passing lane, intersection improvement project begins Aug. 25 (Aug. 18, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 34 east of Detroit Lakes will encounter lane closures and possible delays when work on a passing lane and intersection safety project begins Monday, Aug. 25.

 

Pavement marking project begins Aug. 18 in Detroit Lakes, Alexandria (Aug. 14, 2014)

  • Motorists in Detroit Lakes and Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug. 18.

 

 

Highway 54

 

 

Highway 55

Highway 55 detour between Elbow Lake, Hoffman begins Sept. 15 (Sept. 8, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 55 between Elbow Lake and Hoffman will encounter a three-week detour when a culvert replacement project begins Sept. 15, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 59

Highway 59 culvert replacement project begins Sept. 2 (Aug. 27, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 between Callaway and Mahnomen will experience lane closures and delays starting Tuesday, Sept. 2, during a culvert replacement project.

 

Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes closes Aug. 18 (Aug. 14, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes will encounter a detour, lane closures and possible delays when work on a road resurfacing and culvert replacement project resumes Monday, Aug. 18.

 

Pavement marking project begins Aug. 18 in Detroit Lakes, Alexandria (Aug. 14, 2014)

  • Motorists in Detroit Lakes and Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug. 18.

 

Highway 59, Becker County Road 22 intersection becomes four-way stop Aug. 12 (Aug. 8, 2014)

  • Motorists traveling on Highway 59 between Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids will be required to stop at Becker County Road 22 beginning Tuesday, Aug. 12.

 

Highway 59/Willow Street roundabout opens July 24 (July 24, 2014)

  • The new roundabout at Highway 59 and Willow Street/Long Lake Road in Detroit Lakes fully opened to traffic today, July 24.

 

Highway 59/Willow Street roundabout lane closures begin July 21 (July 18, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes will encounter lane closures and delays the week of July 21 at the new Willow Street roundabout.

 

Long Lake Road closed at Highway 59 for roundabout construction (July 7, 2014)

  • Long Lake Road has closed at Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes for the final phase of the roundabout construction.

 

Willow St. in Detroit Lakes closes at Highway 59 for roundabout construction June 11 (June 6, 2014)

  • Willow Street will close at Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, June 11, weather permitting, as construction of a roundabout moves into the second phase.

 

Highway 59 resurfacing project north of Detroit Lakes begins May 27 (May 20, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 between Detroit Lakes and the Buffalo River north of Callaway will encounter intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a resurfacing project begins Tuesday, May 27, weather permitting.

 

Highway 59, Highway 108 signal replacement and pedestrian accessibility improvement project in Pelican Rapids begins May 19 (May 14, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 and Highway 108 in Pelican Rapids may encounter brief delays and intermittent parking restrictions when a signal replacement and pedestrian accessibility improvement project begins Monday, May 19, weather permitting.

 

Highway 59 roundabout construction in Detroit Lakes begins May 12 (May 5, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes will experience possible delays when a roundabout construction project at Willow Street and Long Lake Road begins Monday, May 12, weather permitting.

 

Highway 10, Highway 59 frontage road reconstruction open house set for Feb. 13 (Jan. 31, 2014)

  • The Minnesota Department of Transportation and city of Detroit Lakes invite the public to attend an open house on Thursday, Feb. 13, regarding the Highway 10 and Highway 59 frontage road system reconstruction project and the adjacent Thomas Street construction project.

 

 

Highway 75

Environmental Assessment Worksheet comment period opens for Highway 75 project near Kent

(Sept. 12, 2014)

The Draft Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for the Highway 75 realignment project near Kent is available for review and comment.

 

Highway 75 resurfacing project north of Moorhead begins July 7 (July 1, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 75 between Highway 10 in Moorhead and the Clay/Norman County line will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing project begins Monday, July 7, weather permitting.

 

Downtown Moorhead traffic signal upgrades begin June 10 (June 9, 2014)

  • Motorists in downtown Moorhead will encounter short-term road closures near the BNSF railroad tracks beginning Tuesday, June 10, as crews upgrade the traffic signal software.

 

 

Highway 78

Highway 78 lane closures underway between Battle Lake, Perham through mid-May (April 21, 2014)

  • Motorists will encounter intermittent lane closures on Highway 78 between Battle Lake and Perham while crews complete work on last fall’s resurfacing and downtown Battle Lake reconstruction project.

 

Highway 78 Otter Tail Lake public access and rest area parking lot temporarily close for resurfacing

(April 21, 2014)

  • The Highway 78 Otter Tail Lake boat landing and the nearby public rest area will close for resurfacing on Monday, May 5, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 87

 

 

Interstate 94

Westbound I-94 lane closures planned in Moorhead Sept. 7 (Sept. 5, 2014)

  • Motorists on westbound Interstate 94 near the Red River bridge between Moorhead and Fargo, N.D., will encounter lane closures and possible delays Sunday, Sept. 7.

 

Intermittent I-94 rest area closures in Moorhead begin Sept. 8 (Sept. 4, 2014)

 

Westbound I-94 lane closures planned in Moorhead Aug. 24-25 (Aug. 22, 2014)

  • Motorists on westbound Interstate 94 near the Red River bridge between Moorhead and Fargo, N.D., will encounter lane closures and possible delays Sunday, Aug. 24, and Monday, Aug. 25.

 

I-94 exit ramp in Moorhead to close Aug. 7 (Aug. 6, 2014)

  • The Interstate 94 eastbound exit ramp at 20th Street in Moorhead will close at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, so crews can make repairs to the ramp surface.

 

I-94 traffic near Fergus Falls shifts July 18 (July 18, 2014)

  • Westbound traffic on Interstate 94 northwest of Fergus Falls shifted to the newly constructed bridge deck over Otter Tail County Road 21 today, July 18.

 

I-94 cable median barrier project near Ashby, Barnesville begins July 21 (July 18, 2014)

  • Motorists on Interstate 94 near Ashby and Barnesville will experience intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a cable median barrier installation project begins July 21, weather permitting.

 

Otter Tail County Road 21 to close for I-94 bridge painting (July 3, 2014)

  • Motorists on Otter Tail County Road 21 northwest of Fergus Falls will encounter a road closure under Interstate 94 beginning Monday, July 7, while crews paint the I-94 bridges.

 

I-94 lane closures near Barnesville begin June 23 (June 20, 2014)

  • Motorists on Interstate 94 near Barnesville will encounter lane closures beginning Monday, June 23, as crews conduct grading and guard rail work near the Highway 34 bridge.

 

Lane closures planned on I-94 June 16 near Alexandria (June 13, 2014)

  • Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria will encounter intermittent delays and lane closures Monday, June 16, for work on the CapX2020 transmission line project.

 

I-94 Red River bridge lane closures planned for June 2-3 (May 30, 2014)

  • Motorists on Interstate 94 over the Red River between Moorhead and Fargo, N.D., will encounter lane closures and possible delays Monday, June 2, and Tuesday, June 3.

 

Lane closures planned on I-94 May 28-29 near Alexandria, Barnesville (May 27, 2014)

  • Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 will encounter intermittent delays and lane closures Wednesday, May 28, west of Alexandria and Thursday, May 29, near Barnesville for work on the CapX2020 transmission line project.

 

I-94 cable median barrier project near Evansville, Barnesville begins May 27 (May 20, 2014)

  • Motorists on Interstate 94 near Evansville and Barnesville will experience intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a cable median barrier installation project begins May 27, weather permitting.

 

Interstate 94 bridge work near Fergus Falls begins April 14 (April 10, 2014)

  • Motorists on Interstate 94 northwest of Fergus Falls will experience lane closures and possible delays beginning Monday, April 14, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 106

 

 

Highway 108

Highway 59, Highway 108 signal replacement and pedestrian accessibility improvement project in Pelican Rapids begins May 19 (May 14, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 59 and Highway 108 in Pelican Rapids may encounter brief delays and intermittent parking restrictions when a signal replacement and pedestrian accessibility improvement project begins Monday, May 19, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 113

 

 

Highway 117

Highway 27 detour between Browns Valley, Wheaton begins June 2 (May 27, 2014)

  • Motorists on Highway 27 between Browns Valley and Traverse County Road 6 southwest of Wheaton will encounter a detour when a road resurfacing project begins June 2, weather permitting.

 

 

Highway 119

 

 

Highway 200

 

 

Highway 210

 

 

Highway 225

 

 

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