Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 27, 2016

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REMINDER: Hwy 59, Hwy 28 intersection closes Aug. 1

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The intersection of Highway 59 and Highway 28 in Morris will close to all vehicles starting Monday, Aug. 1.

Traffic on Highway 28 will detour to Highway 9, County Road 1 and County Road 10. Traffic on Highway 59 remains detoured to Highway 9 and Highway 27.

Local traffic from homes on Highway 59 north of Highway 28 will need to enter and exit Morris using an alternate route.

The contractor will communicate with residents regarding any access changes to their homes due to on-going work on Highway 59.

The closure will last through mid-August while crews reconstruct and resurface the intersection.

More information is available at mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy59morris/.

This project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years.

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

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