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Sept. 20, 2023

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Short-term on-ramp closure at Interstate 94/Highway 114 interchange west of Alexandria scheduled for Thursday morning

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—On Thursday, Sept. 21, the westbound Interstate 94 on-ramp at Highway 114 (Exit 97) will close for several hours as crews work near the interchange for the current westbound I-94 concrete resurfacing project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. During the ramp closure, motorists will be advised to use Highway 114 to Highway 27 (Exit 100) to access westbound I-94.

The on-ramp will close on Thursday, Sept. 21, starting at approximately 7 a.m. to noon. The closure is necessary for work zone safety.

As a reminder to motorists, through early October, there is currently one-lane head-to-head traffic through the project area, located west of

Alexandria, near Highway 114, between mile post 96 and mile post 100.
For more information, visit the project website at mndot.gov/d4/projects/94wb-hwy114/.

All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather dependent and subject to change. MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution and slow down in work zones where workers are present.