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News Release

March 29, 2004

Mn/DOT Cautions Public About Construction Detour on Highway 75 North of Hendrum

     

Bemidji, MN. -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is cautioning the public about a detour that was put in place on Monday, March 22, north of Hendrum on Trunk Highway 75 in Norman County.

According to Shawn Groven, Mn/DOT Project Engineer, the detour is required to accommodate the building of a new bridge over the Wild Rice River one and half miles north of Hendrum.

The detour route is east from Hendrum on County Highway 25 for 6.7 miles, then north on County Highway 10 for 2 miles to the junction of State Highway 200, then west to Trunk Highway 75. The total detour route is 15.5 miles.

Groven said the detour is posted at 9-ton until spring road restrictions are lifted to 10 ton.

For statewide access to weather related road conditions, construction and congestion, travelers can dial 511 or log on to www.511mn.org.

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    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