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District 2 headquarters are located in Bemidji, and the maintenance headquarters are in Crookston. A construction sub-office is located in Thief River Falls. District 2 serves the following 14 counties in
- Lake of the Woods
- Red Lake
- Parts of Cass, Mahnomen and Koochiching counties.
About District 2
District 2 serves all or part of 14 counties in Northwest Minnesota to provide essential transportation services to support the citizens and economy of the region. Read more about District 2- Fact Sheet.
The MNDOT team in District 2 plans, designs, constructs, and maintains the state and federal trunk highways within the district. We also manage the aid and assistance provided to local governments that qualify for state and federal transportation funding for roadways, bridges, trails, and transit systems.
District 2’s constructions programs top priorities are to preserve the existing system and to make cost-effective safety improvements. Our construction program emphasizes pavement and bridge repair and replacement, and low-cost safety improvements.
We are partners in the Northwest Minnesota Towards Zero Deaths (TZD) partnership whose goal is creating a collaborative, comprehensive, and regional approach to eliminate serious injuries and deaths due to traffic crashes. The regional TZD emphasis areas are: reducing impaired driving, reducing excessive speeds, increasing seatbelt usage, and increasing awareness of distracted driving.
Statewide and District Investment Plans