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Highway 47 closes south of Aitkin for 1 day

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Those traveling on Highway 47 south of Aitkin should plan for delays as the road closes Sept. 10 between Aitkin County Road 12 and 396th Place to replace a broken culvert beneath the road. Traffic will be rerouted on Aitkin County Road 12. Map by MnDOT

Those traveling on Highway 47 south of Aitkin should plan for delays as the road closes Tuesday, Sept. 10, between Aitkin County Road 12 and 396th Place to replace a broken culvert beneath the road.

Traffic will be rerouted on Aitkin County Road 12. Dry weather is needed to complete this one-day repair project. For a detour map go to www.mndot.gov/d3/projects/2019/Aitkinhwy47detour.pdf .

In a news release, the Minnesota Department of Transportation asked people to stay out of barricaded areas for their safety.

The MnDOT maintenance project is intended to improve drainage along Highway 47.

Highway 47 remains closed between Glen and Malmo to replace a bridge through September. Follow the signed detour along Aitkin County Road 12, County Road 28, Highway 169 and Highway 18 along Mille Lacs Lake to Malmo.

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For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, check www.511mn.org .

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