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News Release

September 10, 2001

Temporary Detour on 15th Street Bridge

Bemidji, Minn— Work to repair the 15th Street Bridge (C.S.A.H. 6) began on Tuesday, September 5th, 2001. Traffic on 15th Street is currently restricted to narrow lanes over the bridge with an advisory speed limit of 25 MPH. Beginning 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, T.H. 2 west bound traffic will be detoured to C.S.A.H. (5th Street), west to C.S.A.H. 11, and north to T.H. 2. This detour will be in effect until the afternoon of Thursday, September 13th.

15th Street will be restricted to one lane with a flag person cooperation occasionally during the week. On Thursday, September 13th, there will be an approximately one hour period around 1:00 p.m. where 15th Street will be closed to traffic while the new beam for the bridge is unloaded and set in place.

Motorists are advised to use CAUTION when traveling through this work zone.

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