Motorists on Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes will experience possible delays when a roundabout construction project at Willow Street and Long Lake Road begins Monday, May 12, weather permitting.
Highway 59 will remain open throughout the project with reduced speeds. The stop signs will remain in place until the project is complete.
Long Lake Road will close between Highway 59 and Longview Drive beginning May 12. Motorists will need to use an alternate route.
Willow Street will close after Long Lake Road reopens in mid-June.
Landwehr Construction, Inc., of St. Cloud is the prime contractor for the $1.7 million project. Work is scheduled to be complete by late July, weather permitting.
The project will result in increased safety and reduced overall delays. Additional information about roundabouts in Minnesota is available at www.mndot.gov/roundabouts/.
This project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years. For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.Continue Reading
A meeting of the Detroit Lakes Police Civil Service Commission will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the conference room at 1025 Roosevelt Avenue (City Administration Building), Detroit Lakes. The following item is on the Agenda: 1. Hiring ProcessContinue Reading
Sealed Bids for the Washington Avenue Reconstruction SAP 003-622-033, will be received by the City of Detroit Lakes at the office of the City Administrator, 1025 Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes Minnesota, 56501 until 10:00 a.m. local time on May 22, 2014, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. For more detail click here Section 00030-Adverisement of BidsContinue Reading
Over the next few days, Detroit Lakes Public Utilities is asking its water customers to return to normal water usage. It is very important to check your water temperature and if the temperature is 40 degrees or above, please turn off the running of water to prevent freeze ups. If your water temperature is still under 40 degrees contact Detroit Lakes Public Utilities at 847-7609 for more information.
Please note that the average of water billing will end on Monday, April 28th
To prevent water services from freezing up and to keep the system healthy Detroit Lakes Public Utilities is asking all customers to run a small stream of cold water out of one faucet in their home or business. There has been a large increase in service lines freezing up this year due to the cold weather and a deeper than normal frost line. Customers will be billed for their average usage from 2013 during the months of March and April to aid in reducing costs of running the additional water. This notice remains in effect until further notice. If you have any questions please contact Detroit Lakes Public Utilities at 847-7609.Continue Reading