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Highway 6 between Crosby, Remer closes Aug. 18-22

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Motorists who travel Highway 6 in Crow Wing and Cass counties will encounter delays as the road closes to through-traffic between Crosby and Remer, and becomes impassable north of Outing, at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18.

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A detour will direct through-traffic along Highways 210, 169 and 200. The 67-mile detour adds 25 miles to the trip between Crosby and Remer.

While Highway 6 will be open to local traffic, the roadway will be impassable at the Spire Valley Fish Hatchery, four miles north of Outing.

The hatchery is a popular destination for potable spring water. Those seeking water from the hatchery will be provided access from the south only. Parking and turn-around space at the hatchery will be limited throughout the project.

All lanes of Highway 6 are scheduled to open by 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22.

The closures are needed while crews remove and replace two culverts just north of Spire Valley Fish Hatchery. The project will improve drainage and ensure a reliable, efficient transportation system for the area.

To view or print the project's detour map, visit www.mndot.gov/d3/2014/hwy6b.pdf.

Two other central Minnesota roads will close later this year while crews replace culverts. Highway 25 will close between Brainerd and Shepard, and Highway 210/Highway 6 will close along the east side of Serpent Lake in Deerwood. More information on those closures will be issued as details become available.

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