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News Release

May 23, 2000


 

CONSTRUCTION ON T.H. 2 NEAR EAST GRAND FORKS IS UNDERWAY

Bemidji, Mn. C The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is alerting the public to construction work on T.H. 2 near East Grand Forks which got underway Monday.

According to J. T. Anderson, Mn/DOT Project Engineer, motorists can expect to encounter one-lane of traffic on the west bound lane of T.H. 2 just outside of East Grand Forks. Anderson added, Atraffic restricted to one lane on the west bound lanes will be in effect through Memorial Day week-end. After the week-end, motorists will find the east bound lanes on T.H. 2 shut down with two-way traffic on the west bound lanes.@ Anderson also cautioned that the speed limit in the construction zone has been reduced to 50 mph.

The project is expected to be completed by the end of September.

Mn/DOT would like to remind all motorists that under Minnesota law, anyone caught speeding through a construction zone will be fined double. Please remember, that when you ASee Orange@ we=re in the work zone together.

 

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  Mn/DOT District 2 - Bemidji / Crookston
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PO Box 490
Bemidji, MN 56619
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Karen Bedeau
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