Emergency detour on Hwys. 59 and 108 in Pelican Rapids
An emergency detour on Hwy. 59 and Hwy. 108 in Pelican Rapids began Friday, as the bitter cold temperatures caused a break in a water main. The intersection is closed at Highway 59 and the south junction of Highway 108.
The actual repairs will only last a couple days, the detour however will remain in effect to allow additional cure time for the concrete replacement.
The cure time requirement will make it appear as though no work is happening, but is essential for a safe operating intersection. Overall the detour is expected to last about a week, weather permitting.
Local access to all businesses will be maintained throughout the project. Through traffic will be detoured on Otter Tail County roads 4, 21, 28 and 41.
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