Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

August 8, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Hwy 55 railroad crossing work in Elbow Lake begins Aug. 10

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 55 in Elbow Lake will encounter a detour when a railroad crossing project begins Wednesday, Aug. 10, weather permitting.

During the work, Highway 55 will close and signs will direct motorists onto Grant County Road 1, Grant County Road 25 and Highway 54.

Canadian Pacific Railway expects the work will take up to three days.

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