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Highway 34 work resumes today with detour from Dorset to Akeley

A crew from Geyer Signal of St. Cloud began placing detour signs at the Dorset Corner Thursday morning. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

It's back to work today for construction workers on the Highway 34 project between Park Rapids and Akeley.

Workers will begin setting up the detour from Dorset Corner to Akeley this afternoon, said Central Specialties, Inc., superintendent Allan Minnerath.

The detour runs south of Dorset corner on Highway 11, then east on State Highway 87, then north to Akeley on Highway 64.

Work on the remaining stretch between Dorset and Akeley will begin Friday morning, Minnerath said.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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