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Road work ahead

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There's road work ahead - more than $1 billon of it.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced its 2012 construction program Thursday consisting of 316 projects around the state with a total construction cost of $1.1 billion.


In and around the Douglas County area, drivers can expect to see crews working on eight state road and bridge projects.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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