Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 14, 2018

MnDOT reopens US 12 in the city of Benson, Highway 29 remains temporarily closed

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (4:59 p.m.) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation has reopened US 12 west within the city of Benson after an underground gas line ruptured just south of the southern junction of US 12 and Highway 29.

Highway 29 south within Benson will remain closed until it is safe for traffic. The gas company is on site.
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