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News Release
Dec. 4, 2012



MnDOT District 8
2505 Transportation Road
Willmar, MN 56201


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Hwy 40 near Milan detoured on Dec. 5 or 6 for culvert replacement


WILLMAR, Minn. – Motorists near Milan will experience a one-day detour on Hwy 40 west of Milan while crews replace a culvert.  The start of the project is pending permit approval and is expected to take place on Wednesday, Dec. 5 or Thursday, Dec. 6.


The detour for the project follows Chippewa County Road 31 south of Milan.


Local traffic will be allowed within the detour area, except at the culvert repair site.


The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, slowdown in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones. For statewide travel information, visit or call 5-1-1.









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