Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 22, 2019

Hwy 55/59 in Elbow Lake to temporarily close for railroad construction April 22-25

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Motorists will encounter a temporary closure of Highway 55/59 in Elbow Lake between Highway 54 and Division Street starting today Monday, April 22 through Thursday, April 25, as railroad crews complete construction at the crossing.

Traffic will be detoured to Highway 54, Grant County Road 25/250th Street, County Road 1/Division Street. The road is expected to reopen by 6 p.m., on Thursday, weather permitting.

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, and reminds them to slow down in the work zone and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.

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