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Letter: Highway 59 roundabout won’t fit big trucks

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I don’t understand what the engineer who designed the roundabout on Highway 59 south was thinking. I drove through this project last week as it was almost complete and I could not believe how this was designed. There is barely enough room for a pickup truck to get around this thing, let alone a truck and trailer. I’m in the construction business and I have equipment that has to be hauled on a 110-foot tractor-trailer. There is no way that set up would fit through this roundabout.

Once winter comes and they don’t get the snow pushed back far enough, there are really going to be problems. If we are going to spend this much money on a project like this, let’s do it right the first time. — Darin Drewes, Detroit Lakes

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