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News Release

August 16, 2005


Mn/DOT schedules resurfacing of Trunk Highway 71 from Margie to Big Falls

     

Bemidji, MN. -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is alerting the public to the start of a resurfacing project on a ten-mile stretch of Trunk Highway 71 from Margie to Big Falls in Koochiching County.

According to Todd Vonasek, Mn/DOT Resident Construction Engineer in Bemidji, the project is scheduled to start on Monday, August 22nd and will cause some short term delays.

Vonasek said the work requires traffic to alternate use of one lane, with a pilot car guiding motorists through the construction zone.

Mn/DOT estimates the work to be complete by September 30th, depending on weather conditions.

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