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News Release

July 28 , 2005

Second phase of detour on Trunk Highway 71 south of CSAH 9 scheduled to begin Friday morning, July 29th

     


Bemidji, Mn. - Beginning Friday morning, July 29th, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) will start the second phase detour to accommodate the continuation of centerline culvert replacements along Highway 71 from the east junction with Highway 200 at Kabekona Corner to the junction with Hubbard County Highway 9 (South Plantagenet Road),

According to Mn/DOT Project Engineer Bill Pirkl, the first phase of the detour which has been in place since July 18th is being removed on July 29th opening the second phase of the detour which is expected to be in place until mid-August.

The second phase detour will utilize CSAH 16 from Highway 71 east to CSAH 36, on CSAH 36 from CSAH 16 north to CSAH 9, and on CSAH 9 from CSAH 36 west to Trunk Highway 71.

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

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
Bemidji, MN 56601
Tel: 218/755-3800
Fax: 218/755-2028
Road Condition Information:
www.511mn.org