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News Release
Oct. 7, 2011




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


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Highway 108 flood mitigation project near Dent begins Oct. 10


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Motorists on Highway 108 west of Dent will experience delays while crews raise the height of the road near Rice Lake beginning Monday, Oct. 10.


Traffic will detour to Otter Tail County Road 85 and Otter Tail County Road 35. Local traffic will maintain access to residences in the work zone.


Crews will raise the height of the road two feet to prevent future flooding on Highway 108. The work is scheduled to be completed Oct. 21, 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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