The Burgen Lake Rest Area on westbound Interstate 94 near Alexandria closed at 7 a.m. today for scheduled maintenance. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be disinfecting the rest area’s well and plumbing system. During this time, there will be no running water and the building will be closed. The rest area will be open for parking. The building will reopen on Thursday.

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