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News Release
Oct. 26, 2012



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


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Second detour on Hwy 55 in west central Minnesota begins today


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Motorists on Hwy 55 between Hwy 75 and Hwy 9 will encounter a detour starting Friday, Oct. 26, as crews work on a culvert replacement project.


This detour will extend the current detour in operation between Hwy 59 and Hwy 9.


Local traffic will be allowed within the detour zone, but motorists will not be allowed through the construction sites.


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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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