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News Release

April 23, 2007


Construction on State Hwy. 32 from St. Hilaire to TRF starts May 1st, detour

     

Bemidji, Mn. - A construction project to improve the condition and safety of State Highway 32 from St. Hilaire to Thief River Falls is scheduled to get underway on May 1st, according to Shawn Groven of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Groven said the project consists of a bituminous mill and overlay and includes 9 new right turn lanes and 3 new center left turn lanes.

To accommodate construction, a detour will be put in place also beginning May 1st. Traffic from the south will be directed on to CSAH 3 on the north end of St. Hilaire, to State Highway 59, the north into Thief River Falls. Traffic from the north will use the same detour route in the opposite direction.

The work is expected to be complete by mid-June.

For information on road construction and conditions around the state, call 511 or log into www.511mn.org.


    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