Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

August 6, 2018

Temporary closure of Burgen Lake Rest Area on I-94 near Alexandria begins August 7

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Burgen Lake Rest Area on westbound Interstate 94 by Alexandria will be closed from 7:30 a.m., on Tuesday, August 7, until Wednesday, August 8.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will replace the pressure tanks for the rest area. During this time, there will be no running water and the building will be closed. The rest area will be open for parking.

The project will improve water pressure for the rest area.

More than 20 million travelers stop at Minnesota rest areas annually. To find a rest area in Minnesota, use MnDOT’s rest area search tool to learn about services and access at each site.

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