Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

April 15, 2019

Hwys 55, 59 and 79 construction project open house in Elbow Lake scheduled for April 24

Work begins the week of April 29

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an open house on Wednesday, April 24, to learn more about the 2019 construction project on Highways 55, 59 and 79 in Elbow Lake. The open house will be held from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., at the Grant County Office Building, 15 Central Avenue N, Elbow Lake.

Residents and business owners are encouraged to attend the open house to learn more about the project, timeline, staging and traffic impacts, and sign up to receive project updates. Representatives from the project team will be available to discuss details and answer project-related questions.

Throughout the duration of the project, the public is also invited to attend weekly construction updates. The day and time of those meetings will be announced soon.

The project is scheduled to begin the week of April 29, weather permitting. For more information, visit the project website at mndot.gov/d4/projects/elbowlake.

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