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Highway 71 Browerville to Clarissa opens

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BAXTER — All lanes are set to open and the detour will lift on Highway 71 from Browerville to Clarissa in Todd County on Friday, July 29, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported.

The two Highway 71 double-box bridges are installed in Browerville — the Harris Creek in the north end and the Drayer Creek in the south end.

The $1.4 million project will reduce overall maintenance costs and improve drainage through Browerville.

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