Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 3, 2013

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Highway 9 detour northeast of Breckenridge begins Aug. 19

UPDATED START DATE

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 9 northeast of Breckenridge will encounter a detour and possible delays when a bridge replacement project begins Aug. 19, weather permitting.

Crews will replace the bridge at Wilkin County Ditch 31 about three miles north of Highway 210.

During the project Highway 9 will close, and motorists will detour to Highway 75 and Wilkin County Road 18.

Residents who live within the road closure will be allowed to use Highway 9 during the project, except the at the bridge construction site.

The road work is expected to be complete by late September, weather permitting.

When the project is complete, motorists will notice a smoother bridge surface.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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