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Travel Advisory
Aug. 1, 2011




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


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Hwy 55 closed near Lowry due to storm damage
No travel advised in Lowry, Glenwood areas


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—(9:15 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have closed Hwy 55 on the east side of Lowry due to downed power lines caused by this morning’s severe weather.

Hwy 55 will remain closed until further notice.


Downed trees and power lines are also causing traffic hazards on Hwy 29 north of Glenwood.


Hwy 28 in Glenwood near the Pope County Fairgrounds has water over the road. The area is signed.


Travel is not advised in the Lowry and Glenwood areas until conditions improve. Motorists are urged to avoid the area to allow MnDOT crews recover the roadways to a safe condition for travel.


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