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Aug. 7, 2023

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Lake Latoka Rest Area on I-94 near Alexandria to temporarily close on Aug. 8

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –The Lake Latoka Rest Area on eastbound Interstate 94 near Alexandria will temporarily close for building maintenance on Tuesday, Aug. 8, according to the Minnesota Department of Transporation

There will be no running water in the building while crews repair bathroom water lines. During this work, the building will close but the rest area parking will remain open.

More than 20 million travelers stop at Minnesota rest areas annually. To find a rest area in Minnesota, use MnDOT’s online search tool to learn about services and access at each site by visiting mndot.gov/restareas.