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News Release

November 5, 2002

 

Bridge Work on Trunk Highway 1 at Oslo Will Cause Traffic Delays on Wednesday, November 6th

     

Bemidji, Mn. -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) would like to notify the public that it will be replacing a portal beam on the Olso bridge over the Red River on Trunk Highway 1 on Wednesday, November 6th. The beam is being replaced due to damage caused by a high load.

According to Duane Hill, MnDOT's Northwest District Bridge Engineer, "motorists are being advised that delays could take up to 15 minutes and traffic would be cleared at 15 minute intervals". Hill added, "traffic flaggers will be on site and the public is urged to be patient in the work zone."

Mn/DOT would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation during construction.

    Contact:
Karen Bedeau
Public Affairs Coordinator
218/755-4086
 

District 2
Bemidji / Crookston
3920 Highway 2 West
PO Box 490
Bemidji, MN 56619
Tel: 218/755-3800
Fax: 218/755-2028
Road Condition Information: 218/755-3816

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