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News Release

May 2, 2005

First public meeting scheduled to discuss Trunk Highway 64 construction - detour goes into effect this week

     

Bemidji, Mn. -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) will be holding the first of weekly public meetings related to construction operations and progress of the reconstruction of Trunk Highway 64 from Akeley to Hubbard County Road 33.

The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd, at 10:00 a.m. at the Akeley Regional Community Center, 220 Pleasant Avenue S.E. in Akeley. Frontier Construction of Deer River is the prime contractor and will determine the following dates of each weekly meeting. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend.

Work is scheduled to start this week with the detour being put in place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Traffic from Akeley will be detoured to Trunk Highway 34 west to County Rd. 13 at Nevis, south to Hubbard CSAH 33, then east back to Highway 64. Traffic from the south will follow the same route in reverse.

Hubbard CSAH 33 and 13 will be posted for 9 ton axle weights. No overweight or over width permits will be issued. Highway 64 from Hubbard CSAH 33 south to Trunk Highway 87 is currently posted at 7 ton until spring weight restrictions are lifted on May 20, 2005.

For updated road condition information in Minnesota, 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:
www.511mn.org