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News Release

June 27, 2001

Construction on Trunk Highway One East of the Red Lake Reservation Boundary Will Begin on Thursday, June 28th - Detour Required

Bemidji, Mn.—.The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is advising the public that construction on T.H. 1 east of the Red Lake Reservation boundary to the junction with T.H. 72, will begin on Thursday, June 28th. To accommodate the work, a detour will be put in place directing traffic unto County Roads 32 and 15. According to Jim Bittman, Mn/DOT Project Engineer, "the work will consist of culvert replacement and bituminous milling and overlay." Bittman cautions motorists to plan extra time for the 23 mile detour around the project which is not expected to be completed until late August. Mn/DOT would like to remind all motorists, that when you "See Orange", please slow down and obey all traffic signing instructions.

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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