Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 9, 2016

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Short detour required for railroad repair near City of Milan

WILLMAR, Minn. – Motorists traveling near Milan will encounter a short detour on September 12-16 as Twin Cities and Western Railroad Company (TCWR) will be working on the railroad crossing (near the intersection of Highway 40 and Highways 7 & 59) and MnDOT will be overlaying the road leading up to the crossing.  The detour route will take vehicles on Chippewa County Road 13 to Highway 29 and then north to Highway 40.

The detour will be in effect September 12 through the end of the day on September 16.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution in work zones and to slow down when workers are present.

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