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Feb. 12, 2024

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Hansel Lake rest area to temporarily close Feb. 13

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Hansel Lake Rest Area on westbound Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls will temporarily close from approximately 8 a.m. to noon, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The parking lot and building will be closed during this time, as the entrance into the rest area will be blocked while maintenance crews make repairs to the pavement.

The rest area will reopen when the repairs are completed.

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.