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Three culverts complete in Backus to Hackensack Hwy 371 project

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MnDOT Project Supervisor Kirk Allen announced by email that crews working on the Highway 371 from Backus to Hackensack will complete work on culverts A, B and D early Thursday, Sept. 6. After which the trenches will be filled in with gravel and passable for local traffic.

Work will continue on culverts C and E immediately following completion of A, B and D making those sections impassable for approximately two days. Allen asks motorists to slow down and be careful when workers are present. Caution is also advised when crossing the already replaced culverts.