Bemidji, Mn. -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT)
is notifying the public that northbound traffic in the construction
zone of Highway 197 (Paul Bunyan Drive S.W.) will be switched
to a new through lane with the left turn lane also opened beginning
Monday, September 29th.
to Jim Bittmann, Mn/DOT Project Engineer, as traffic is switched
over work will continue in the northbound right lane and drivers
are asked to keep alert and slow down in the construction area.
he anticipates that all northbound traffic lanes on this section
of the Highway 197 will be open by the end of October or early
statewide traffic, construction and travel information, dial 511
or visit www.511mn.org.
in the WORK ZONE Together