Highway 10 work causes closures, delays this week
The 32-inch concrete railing on the retaining wall between the new alignment and existing Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes has been poured and is in the curing process.
Crews will finish gravel trimming of the eastbound lanes this week in preparation for concrete paving. Paving is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, beginning on the west end of the new alignment. The westbound turn lanes are also scheduled to be paved this week.
Crews will install signal loops at the Jackson Avenue, McKinley Avenue and Washington Avenue intersections this week.
Guardrail along the Highway 10 bridge over the Canadian Pacific railroad tracks will be installed on Tuesday. Motorists should watch for lane shifts and drive with caution through the work zone.
Crews will be pouring the curb along Roosevelt Avenue this week. Motorists may encounter short-term shoulder closures, and should watch for concrete trucks and construction workers next to the driving lanes.
Motorists should watch for trucks hauling material from the work area this week.
Washington Avenue north of Highway 10 is closed to traffic for approximately three weeks. During the closure, motorists will encounter a three-way stop at the intersection of Highway 10 and Washington Avenue.
Concrete paving and the installation of the new traffic signal, curb and gutter will take place during the closure. Motorists should follow the signed detour, and watch for trucks hauling northbound on Washington Avenue.
County Road 54
The south side of the tracks is currently closed, and is scheduled to open on Wednesday this week. During the closure there is no access to Highway 10 from County Road 54, and motorists are being routed to Randolph Road to access Highway 10 at Kris Street. Motorists should follow the signed detour.
Median removal is scheduled for the end of the week.
Upon the opening of the County Road 54 intersection, Kris Street between Highway 10 and Randolph Road will close for approximately two weeks. Crews will pave eastbound Highway 10 and begin installing the Kris Street traffic signal system. Motorists will be routed to Roosevelt Avenue, and should follow the signed detour.
The next Highway 10 project update/public meeting for this construction season will be held Monday, June 9, beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Hall.