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News Release
July 22, 2011




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


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MnDOT construction projects resume following state government shutdown


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—State road construction projects in west central Minnesota that were shut down July 1 will restart Monday, July 25.


Projects include:


The Minnesota Department of Transportation appreciates motorists’ cooperation and patience during this transition. MnDOT is working with contractors to resume construction projects as soon as possible throughout the state.


MnDOT 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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