- Dana Hanson
Minnesota Department of
1000 Hwy 10 West
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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UPDATE: Hwy 55 remains closed near Lowry
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—(3 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed Hwy 55 east of Lowry earlier today due to downed power lines caused by severe weather.
Traffic is detoured using Hwy 29 and Pope County Road 28.
Hwy 55 will remain closed for up to two days to allow crews to restore the damaged power lines.
Hwy 29 north of Glenwood has been cleared of debris. However, motorists should still watch for debris along the sides of the roadway.
Flooding continues to affect Hwy 28 in Glenwood near the Pope County Fairgrounds. The road is open to traffic and the area is signed.
For updated information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.