Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 23, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Turn lane project north of Pelican Rapids begins May 24

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 59 north of Pelican Rapids may encounter brief delays beginning Tuesday, May 24, as crews construct turn lanes.

A southbound right turn lane will be added for a new hotel development at Dunvilla, just north of Highway 34. Crews will also extend a northbound bypass lane in the same area.

During daytime hours, Highway 59 will be reduced to a single lane and flaggers will control traffic. Both lanes will reopen at night.

The work is expected to be done by noon on Friday, May 27, weather permitting.

The project is funded by the hotel developers.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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