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Sept. 1, 2022

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Hwy 9 north in Benson to close Sept. 6 for two weeks during elevator demolition

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, motorists will encounter a closure and detour on Hwy9 north in Benson for approximately two weeks. The City of Benson will begin demolition of the elevator.

During the closure, traffic will be detoured to Hwy12, County Road 3 and County Road 20.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, and reminds them to never enter an area that’s been blocked by barriers or cones.