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MN 60 opening moved up to Thursday

WORTHINGTON - The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced the Minnesota 60 detour will be lifted a day early.

Bob Williams, MnDOT District 7 project engineer, said traffic will be able to drive on the new four-lane highway by Thursday afternoon.

Crews on Wednesday were removing some of the signs from the detour in preparation for the opening.

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