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

  • Beginning August 6, crews begin Stages 1, 2 & 3.
  • Traffic will be detoured to County Roads, 17, 22 and 6 (Detour A & B).
  • Lane closures from County Road 17 (south of Lake Melissa) to just south of the Otter Tail County line.

Future traffic impacts

  • After Labor Day, crews will work on Stage 4.
  • Lane closures between Willow Street and Becker County Road 6

Summary of work

  • Resurfacing
  • Construct turn lanes