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News Release
Sept. 27, 2011




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


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Culvert replacement project south of Elbow Lake begins Sept. 29


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Motorists may experience delays when a culvert replacement project on Highway 54 south of Elbow Lake begins Sept. 29.


Only local traffic will be allowed to use Highway 54 while crews replace three pipes and repair two pipes between Elbow Lake and Highway 27.


The work is scheduled to be completed Oct. 8, weather permitting.


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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