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May 20, 2021

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Temporary closure of Hwy 55/59 in Barrett starts June 1

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Starting, Tuesday, June 1, motorists traveling on Highway 55/59 near Barrett will encounter a road closure, as contractor crews replace utility lines crossing the highway in the City of Barrett. Traffic will be detoured to County Road 2 and Highway 27.

The work is expected to be completed by Friday, June 11.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to slow down in work zones and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.