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June 10, 2024

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Hansel Lake rest area temporarily closes this week for accessibility upgrades

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. –Effective this week, starting today, June 10 through June 16, the Hansel Lake Rest Area on westbound Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls will close for accessibility upgrades to the bathrooms, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Although the building is closed, the rest area parking will remain open.
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.