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June 15, 2022

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MnDOT to host public open house on June 28 for upcoming Hwy 55/59 Elbow Lake to Barrett construction

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an open house on Tuesday, June 28, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., to discuss upcoming construction on Highway 55/59 between Elbow Lake and Barrett. The open house will be held at the Grant County Social Services building, located at 15 Central Ave. N., in Elbow Lake.

There will be no formal presentation. Please stop in whenever it is convenient.

Construction on Highway 55/59 between Elbow Lake and Barrett is currently scheduled to begin July 11, weather permitting. The project will address pavement concerns, shoulder widening, culvert replacements, turn lanes, access improvements, and pedestrian upgrades in the City of Barrett. Visit the project website to view maps and to sign up for project email updates at mndot.gov/d4/projects/elbowlake-barrett.

For those who prefer to get information virtually, all upcoming construction information will be available on the specific project websites, where comments and questions can be submitted via a form.

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. If you need an ASL, a foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, or need documents in an alternative format (such as braille or large print) for this email or event, please email your request to Janet Miller at ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us or call 651-366-4720.

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