Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 14, 2018

US 12 and Highway 29 within the city of Benson temporarily closed

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has temporarily closed portions of US 12 west and Highway 29 south within the city of Benson due to a ruptured underground gas line. The gas company, fire department and emergency services are on site.

The roads will remain closed until they are safe for traffic.

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