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News Release
April 12, 2013



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


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Open house for Hwys 10, 59 and frontage road reconstruction set for April 23


DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Transportation and city of Detroit Lakes invite the public to attend an open house on Tuesday, April 23, about reconstructing Hwy 10, Hwy 59, the adjacent frontage road system and Thomas Street in Detroit Lakes.


The open house is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. at the Minnesota State Community and Technical College, 900 Highway 34, Detroit Lakes, Minn. A brief presentation will take place at 6 p.m.


The meeting is an opportunity for the public to review the preliminary design plans for the project and to discuss issues and concerns about the project and its impacts on area businesses and residents. Engineers will use the information gathered at this meeting to develop final design plans for the project, which is scheduled for construction in 2015. Project representatives will be available to respond to comments and questions.


For more information regarding the open house or the reconstruction project, contact Tom Lundberg at or 218-846-3634. Additional information and project layout are available at


To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to Please request at least one week in advance, if possible.






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