Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 17, 2019

Temporary detour of Hwy 108 in Dent scheduled to begin Thursday for railroad maintenance

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.— Motorists will encounter a temporary detour of Hwy 108 in Dent starting Thursday, June 20 through the morning of Friday, June 21, weather permitting. Railroad and MnDOT crews will be completing repairs at the crossing. Thru-traffic will be rerouted to County Roads 85 and 35 north of Dent.

Local traffic will be able to access Hwy 108 during this work, but the roadway will be closed and impassable at the railroad crossing. Thru-traffic must follow the detour route.

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

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