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News Release

May 15, 2001

Construction to Replace Bridge #5727 on Trunk Highway 87 over the Crow Wing River will begin on Monday, May 21st.

Bemidji, Mn. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is announcing that it will begin construction on Monday, May 21st, to replace bridge #5727 on Trunk

Highway 87 over the Crow Wing River in Hubbard County. The exact location of the project is 7.8 miles west of the junction with Trunk Highway 64 or 1 mile east of Hubbard County Highway 13.

Motorists will encounter a 26-mile detour on this project, according to Larry Randall, Mn/DOT Project Supervisor. Randall said, "the official detour route will have traffic routed unto trunk highways 64 and 34 and unto county highway 11."

Randall said the project was scheduled to start at the end of May but was moved up to the 21st since all preparations were ready. He anticipates the project to be completed at the end of August.

As construction work gets underway in Minnesota this season, Mn/DOT is asking the public to slow down and watch for construction workers, equipment and traffic control devices.

See ORANGE.

We’re in the WORK ZONE Together


Mn/DOT District 2 - Bemidji / Crookston
401 Paul Bunyan Drive SE
PO Box 490
Bemidji, MN 56619
Tel: 218/755-3800
Fax: 218/755-2028
Road Condition Information: 218/755-3816

Contact:
Karen Bedeau

Public Affairs Coordinator
218/755-4086