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Aug. 20, 2021

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Expect delays, periodic stops on Hwy 59 south of Detroit Lakes next week for overhead electrical work 

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Starting Monday, Aug. 23, motorists traveling on Highway 59 south of Detroit Lakes can expect to encounter traffic delays and periodic stops that last up to 10 minutes. Utility crews will be completing overhead electrical work along the roadside and will need to cross Highway 59 several times on Monday and Tuesday.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds drivers to slow down in work zones, avoid distractions and obey traffic control.