Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

WE Fest 2016 Travel Information

Detroit Lakes

Construction travel impacts

Motorists travelling in the Detroit Lakes area should expect heavy traffic volumes from Tuesday, Aug. 5, to Sunday, Aug. 10.

Tens of thousands of visitors will attend the annual WE Fest Country Music Festival at Soo Pass Ranch near Detroit Lakes.

Construction on key WE Fest routes

Hwy 10 east of Detroit Lakes - None

Hwy 10 west of Detroit Lakes - Downtown Moorhead

Hwy 34 east of Detroit Lakes - ???

Hwy 59 south of Detroit Lakes to I-94 - None

Hwy 59 north of Detroit Lakes to XXX - ???

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to:

  • Expect delays
  • Be patient
  • Prepare for sudden stops
  • Avoid travelling during peak times

Motorists should also anticipate delays on Sunday, Aug. 10, in the following locations:

  • Southbound Highway 59 in Pelican Rapids and the I-94 interchange
  • Eastbound Highway 10 from Bluffton to Wadena

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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