Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 17, 2017

Hwy 59 / County Road 22 intersection restricted

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists using the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 22 south of Detroit Lakes will encounter driving restrictions.

The east side of the intersection is closed and a detour is in place. Highway 59 motorists cannot access County Road 22, and motorists on County Road 22 cannot access Highway 59. However, access between County Road 22 and 130th Street remains open at this time. 

On the west side of the intersection, County Road 22 is restricted to one-way, southbound traffic only. Motorists traveling from County Road 22 and County Road 17 to Highway 59 must follow the detour. Vehicles northbound on Highway 59 must also follow the detour to access County Road 22 and County Road 17.

Highway 59 remains open in both directions using a temporary bypass.

The restrictions are necessary as crews construct a roundabout at the intersection.

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