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News Release
Aug. 23, 2011




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


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Shoulder repair project on Highway 29, Highway 12 begins Aug. 29


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Motorists should plan for lane closures on Highway 29 in Otter Tail and Douglas counties and Highway 12 in Swift County as crews begin a shoulder repair project Aug. 29.


The highway segments scheduled for shoulder repair and sealing include Highway 29 between Highway 210 and Carlos and Highway 12 between Highway 59 and Benson.


Flaggers will control traffic during the work. Motorists should plan for daytime lane closures in the area where crews are working.


The work is scheduled to be completed in late September, 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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