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Feb. 8, 2024

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Hansel Lake rest area building reopens

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –The Minnesota Department of Transportation has reopened the Hansel Lake Rest Area on westbound Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls. The rest area building has been temporarily closed since Tuesday for emergency maintenance repairs due to a water leak.

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.