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This graphic shows the roundabout that will be built this summer at the intersection of Highway 59, Willow Street and Long Lake Road. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Next up: Construction season

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Construction on the roundabout at the intersection of Highway 59 and Willow Street will start next month and should be finished before the WE Fest crowds arrive in early August.


The $1.7 million project will start May 12 and will involve periodic closures on Willow Street and Long Lake Road — though Highway 59 will remain open throughout construction work, said Tom Lundberg, district engineer with the Minnesota Department of Transportation in Detroit Lakes.

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