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News Release
Dec. 14, 2011




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


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MnDOT warns against vandalizing state property along highways


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Transportation warns that vandalizing signs or other state property in the highway right of way is illegal and may result in a fine up to $3,000 and up to one year in jail per incident.


Some common examples of vandalism seen on state highway signs and property in west central Minnesota include:


MnDOT reminds the public that acts of vandalism in the highway right of way directly impact motorists and affect traffic safety.


Motorists who would like to report vandalized signs or posts along the state highways in west central Minnesota can call MnDOT District 4 at 800-657-3984.


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