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Resurfacing work on Highway 9 between Hancock and Benson begins on Tuesday, May 11 and could last about a month. Motorists are encouraged to use the detour shown on the attached map.

Highway 9 work begins May 11

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Motorists on Highway 9 between Hancock and Benson will be detoured beginning Tuesday, May 11, when a resurfacing project begins.

The project encompasses about 12 miles of roadway from the Benson city limits to a mile north of the Pope and Stevens counties line, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Traffic will be detoured on Stevens County Road 8 east of Hancock, Pope County Road 2 and Highway 29 while Highway 9 is closed between Hancock and Benson.

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