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April 25, 2024

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Lake Latoka rest area building reopens

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –The Minnesota Department of Transportation has reopened the building at the Lake Latoka Rest Area on eastbound Interstate 94 near Alexandria. The rest area was temporarily closed for emergency maintenance repairs due to no running water.

More than 20 million travelers stop at Minnesota rest areas annually. To find a rest area in Minnesota, use MnDOT’s online search tool to learn about services and access at each site by visiting mndot.gov/restareas.