Highway 34 between County Road 29 near Detroit Lakes and County Road 26/47 near Osage is open to all traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The road has been closed to thru-traffic since July for road construction.

Through this  week, motorists should be prepared to encounter potential lane closures, pilot cars and flagging operations on Highway 34 while crews complete remaining work. Drivers should use extreme caution in the work zone and slow down.

This year, MnDOT completed a 21-mile resurfacing project on Highway 34, from County Road 29 (four corners) to County Road 26/47 (old Highway 225). The project also included culvert replacements and bridge replacement over the Shell River, west of Osage. For more information, visit the project website at mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy34.

MnDOT wants to thank area businesses, residents and visitors for their patience, cooperation and commitment to safety during construction.