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Highway 10 to open Wednesday

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Due to the July Fourth holiday, work will cease on Thursday, July 3, at noon. Crews will be doing some isolated work on Thursday afternoon that will not impact traffic, and there will be a restriction on trucks hauling materials. Work on the project will resume on Monday morning, July 7.

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Highway 10 mainline

Highway 10 mainline is scheduled to open to traffic in the early afternoon on Wednesday, July 2. Motorists can expect a short delay while crews open the new Highway 10 to traffic and close sections of existing Highway 10. There will be traffic signals at McKinley Avenue and Jackson Avenue for travelers to enter or exit Highway 10.

At Kris Street, motorists can expect a stop sign condition for all Highway 10 westbound traffic and all turning movements at the Highway 10 and Kris Street intersection. Eastbound traffic will not be stopped, but will narrowed to one lane of through traffic.

Pavement marking, curb/gutter, median work, guardrail and sign installation continues.

Crews continue to work on signal installations at McKinley Avenue and Jackson Avenue.

Frontage Road

Crews will begin work this week on the Corbett Road connection and sign installation.

The frontage road will be closed from East North Shore Drive/County Road 54 to North Shore Drive. Existing Highway 10 will be closed just west of Holmes Street. Through traffic only will be allowed beyond Holmes Street to enter Floral Impressions.

Traffic will either need to take a left to access downtown businesses or a right to go to Burger Time or continue straight to Floral Impressions.

Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue is open with a four-way stop condition. Traffic is currently routed onto the new Highway 10 alignment at Summit Avenue and will be shifted to four lanes of traffic on the new Highway 10 alignment just west of Floral Impressions. Lake Avenue between Highway 10 and State Street is closed. This allows crews to work on the south half of Washington Avenue.

Storm sewer installation work continues.

The city of Detroit Lakes will be doing an electrical bore and installing lighting this week.

The Depot Park 'n Ride is closed for paving.

McKinley Avenue

The McKinley Avenue entrance/exit to Central Market is open.

Curb work is done. Pavement marking is scheduled for early this week.

Roosevelt Avenue

Painting of the retaining walls and the railing on the Highway 10 bridge will continue this week. Roosevelt Avenue will be closed from 7:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for two nights the week of July 7. This allows crews to paint the concrete beams under the Highway 10 bridge.

Kris Street

Kris Street between Highway 10 and Randolph Road is scheduled to open to traffic on Wednesday, July 2.

Crews continue installation of the Kris Street traffic signal system, and BNSF crews are working on the quad-four gate system.

County Road 54

County Road 54 is open to traffic. Please note the new median located between the railroad tracks and Highway 10 that divides northbound and southbound traffic.

Work is completed south of the tracks. Miscellaneous clean-up work is being conducted on the north side of the tracks.

The next Highway 10 project update/public meeting for this construction season will be held Monday, July 7, beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Hall.

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