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Halfway there: The culvert after sections were connected. Crews were working on back-filling and compacting the soil prior to repaving Highway 10. BRIAN BASHAM/RECORD

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Motorists traveling on Highway 10 at the east edge of Detroit Lakes may have noticed that over the past couple of weeks, eastbound traffic has been diverted to one of the westbound lanes.


That’s because the Minnesota Department of Transportation is in the process of installing a box culvert beneath the highway, in preparation for construction of a new segment of the Heartland Trail from Detroit Lakes to Frazee. The culvert installation project began May 28.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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