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July 9, 2021

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MnDOT to begin districtwide culvert improvement project on July 19

Expect lane closures along several state highways in west central Minnesota

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Starting Monday, July 19, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin a districtwide culvert improvement project in west central Minnesota. The work will include replacing and repairing existing culverts along several Minnesota highways, including:

  • Highway 28, west of Beardsley
  • Highway 29, between Glenwood and Interstate 94
  • Highway 75, between Highway 55 and Wheaton
  • Highway 79, west of Erdahl
  • Highway 104, west of Terrace
  • Highway 108, east of Ottertail
  • Highway 108, north of Henning
  • Highway 114, between Lowry and Highway 27
  • Highway 210, east of Fergus Falls
  • Highway 210, east of Vining

Motorists can expect to encounter lane closures and flaggers in the areas where crews are working. There are 11 total culverts that will be repaired. Depending on the fix, crews may spend anywhere from one to seven days at each culvert location.

For the culvert replacements on Highway 29 and Highway 114, the impacted highways will be temporarily closed and detoured. More information will be shared prior to the work starting at each site.
The project is estimated to cost $608,000 and is expected to be complete by the end of August. The contractor is Subsurface, Inc., based in Moorhead.