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Feb. 24, 2021

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MnDOT to clear trees along Hwy 12 between Ortonville and Hwy 59

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Beginning Monday, March 1, weather permitting, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin clearing trees and brush along Highway 12 between Ortonville and Highway 59 north of Holloway. Trees being cleared are on state right of way, not private property.

This work is in preparation for this year’s road construction project on Highway 12. Motorist may encounter intermittent lane closures, and should watch for slow-moving equipment and crews working along the shoulder.

For more information about the project, visit mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy12.

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