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Feb. 26, 2024

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Lake Latoka rest area building temporarily closes for emergency repairs

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Effective immediately, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has temporarily closed the building at the Lake Latoka Rest Area on eastbound Interstate 94 near Alexandria for emergency maintenance repairs. The building will be closed for several hours while the well pump is replaced.
Although the building is closed, the rest area parking remains 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.
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