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Five lanes of asphalt now divide Park Rapids, tempting speeders and already prompting concerns from businesses about snow removal. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

Highway 34 in Park Rapids won't become an 'Autobahn'

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PARK RAPIDS - The new superhighway that bisects Park Rapids won't become Hubbard County's "Autobahn."

That's the warning from Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers. As soon as the last traffic cones came off the construction lanes Friday, opening up a wide expanse of blacktop for the first time, drivers were already zipping through town at high speeds.


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