Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 6, 2014

Orange barrels on a highway

Willow St. in Detroit Lakes closes at Highway 59 for roundabout construction June 11

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Willow Street will close at Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, June 11, weather permitting, as construction of a roundabout moves into the second phase.

Highway 59 will continue to remain open with reduced speeds.

Motorists on Willow Street will access Highway 59 through a detour on West Avenue and Main Street.

Work is scheduled to be complete by late July.

Landwehr Construction, Inc., of St. Cloud is the prime contractor for the $1.7 million project.

The project will result in increased safety and reduced overall delays. Additional information about roundabouts in Minnesota is available at www.mndot.gov/roundabouts/.

This project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years.
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