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Roadwork ahead: Highway 55

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Get ready for Minnesota's "other season" - roadwork.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has announced its 2010 construction program of 283 projects around the state with a construction cost of $1.3 billion.


One of the biggest projects in the region will take place in Douglas County - resurfacing State Highway 55 from the west Douglas County line near Hoffman all the way to State Highway 28 in Glenwood.

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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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