Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 59

South of Detroit Lakes

Traffic impacts

Hwy 59 work zone
Hwy 59 work zone (click for a larger PDF version)

Upcoming traffic impacts

  • Expect daily lane closures and watch for flaggers along Hwy 59 from Willow Street to just south of the Otter Tail County line
  • As of September 6, the detours (A & B) have been removed. Although these sections of the roadway are now open to traffic, more work will be continuing under traffic so please drive with caution.

Future traffic impacts

  • After the detours are removed, crews will be periodically working under traffic to complete Stages 2 and 3.

Summary of work

  • Resurfacing
  • Construct turn lanes