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jerkin'm

Hwy #78 North of Battle Lake?

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jerkin'm

What's the status on traveling this road? Are they allowing travel on it yet? How rough is it if they are??

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ChuckN

Road is technically closed, however you can take the detour in the city of Battle Lake to get around the main street construction. No construction from the Shoreline Restaurant to Otter Tail Lake yet. Not sure if you can get to Pelican Bay access, but there shouldn't be any problems getting to the OT river access on the south side of the lake.

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Highway 78 resurfacing near Perham begins Sept. 23

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 78 between Perham and Battle Lake will experience lane closures and possible delays beginning Monday, Sept. 23, when crews begin resurfacing the highway.

Crews will begin near Perham and work south toward Battle Lake.

Different segments of the road will be affected each day, and flaggers and pilot cars will be used to help motorists move safely through the work zone.

Flaggers will allow one-way, alternating traffic through the work zone. Drivers must obey the flagger, be prepared to stop and follow the pilot car through the work zone. Motorists entering driveways or roads that intersect with Highway 78 within a work zone must wait for the pilot car to pass, then follow it through the work zone.

The resurfacing is expected to take about one month.

Highway 78 remains closed to through-traffic between Battle Lake and Ottertail. Motorists are being diverted to Highway 108 and Highway 210. Only local residents and motorists accessing businesses may use Highway 78 within the closure area.

Additional information about and the project and pilot car safety can be found online at www.mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy78.

When the surfacing work is complete, motorists will notice a smoother ride and improved safety along 26 miles of Highway 78.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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jerkin'm

Hmmmmm....sounds like I should be good this weekend then...thanks for the info boys...Chucky see you at some point hopefully when you are done playing around with ducks.. grin

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ChuckN

Hope to shoot a limit, catch a limit and then meet up with the group to have some incredible grub prepared by the chef. wink

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Canon Guy

I was up this weekend and you could drive from Battle Lake to Ottertail city without any problem.

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