Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

October 13, 2020

Watch for workers on Hwy 7 in Ortonville beginning Oct. 14

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Starting Wednesday, Oct. 14, motorists should travel with caution on Highway 7 in Ortonville, as crews will be replacing a stormsewer catch basin. The work will take approximately two weeks to complete and is not expected to impact traffic, but drivers and pedestrians should watch for crews and heavy equipment along the shoulder and sidewalk.

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, and reminds them to slow down in the work zone and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.

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