Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 30, 2020

Lane closures on Minnesota Drive in Morris start as early as Friday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Starting as early as the afternoon of Friday, July 31, motorists following the Highway 28 detour in Morris will encounter lane closures on Minnesota Drive, which connects Highway 59 and Highway 9 on the east side of Morris. Crews will be resurfacing the roadway. The work is expected to be completed by Saturday, Aug. 1, weather permitting.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges travelers to always drive with caution, and reminds everyone to:

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone, then navigate through with care and caution.
  • Stay alert; work zones constantly change.
  • Watch for workers and slow moving equipment.
  • Obey posted speed limits. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300.
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel.
  • Be patient; expect delays, especially during peak travel times.

For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit 511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.

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