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Sept. 13, 2021

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MnDOT conducts geotechnical drilling for future project in downtown Moorhead

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – This month, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin geotechnical exploration and drilling along Eleventh Street, Center Avenue, Main Avenue and First Avenue in Moorhead. The work will take place on public right of way and several adjacent private properties. Motorists can expect daily lane closures, as crews perform locates and begin drilling. 

This required work is part of the project development process for the Eleventh Street grade separation project. Crews will be collecting bore samples to test soil conditions and structure for future construction.

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, and reminds them to slow down in work zones and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.