Highway 34 construction open house

MnDOT will hold an open house in Akeley ahead of a planned $3.6 million project on Highway 34 set to begin on July 10.

Highway 34 will be closed between Pleasant Avenue and Park Avenue for resurfacing, as well as to address intersection safety and aging infrastructure.

Traffic will be detoured onto County 25 and Highway 64.

The open house will be at Akeley City Hall on Wednesday, July 5 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Stage 1:

  • Closed between Pleasant Ave and Park Ave
  • Closed east of Franklin Ave for culvert replacement
  • Detour: Hwy 64 and CR 25

Stage 2:

  • Closed between Pleasant Ave and Graceson Ave
  • Detour: Fourth Street between Pleasant Ave and Graceson Ave

Stage 3:

  • Closed between Graceson Ave and Hillside Ave
  • Detour: Hwy 64 and CR 25

The project is expected to be complete in mid-October, weather permitting. For more information as well as staging and detour maps, visit the project website: www.mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy34-akeley

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