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News Release
July 27, 2012



MnDOT District 4
1000 Hwy 10 West
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


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REVISED START DATE: Hwy 29 project between Alexandria and Glenwood begins Aug. 8


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Motorists on Highway 29 between Alexandria and Glenwood will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begin Aug. 8.


Traffic will detour on Douglas County Road 4, Highway 114 and Highway 55 through mid-September, while crews replace culverts, construct turn lanes and repair the Canadian Pacific railroad crossing north of Glenwood. A detour map is available at


Following the detour, crews will resurface the roadway between Douglas County Road 28 and Highway 55, which will require lane closures with a pilot car operation.


All work is scheduled to be complete in early October, 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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Note: This project was originally planned to begin on Aug. 13, as announced on July 27.


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