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News Release
June 8, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation
1000 Hwy 10 West
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


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Westbound I-94 ramps at Hwy 9 in Barnesville to close this weekend


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. —The westbound I-94 exit and entrance ramps at Hwy 9 in Barnesville will close June 10 to allow crews to pave that area of the interstate. The ramps are scheduled to reopen June 12 in the evening.


Traffic will be detoured to Highway 9 north of Barnesville to Clay County Road 10.


The work is part of a resurfacing project between Barnesville and Downer that began May 2. The project is scheduled to be completed July 8, weather permitting.


The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones. For statewide travel information, visit, call 5-1-1 or log on to


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