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News Release

May 21, 2007


Mn/DOT to hold public meeting to discuss future construction on Hwy. 197

     

Bemidji, MN. --- The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is inviting interested individuals to a public information meeting to discuss a future construction project on State Highway 197 (Paul Bunyan Drive) from 3rd Street to 23rd Street in Bemidji.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

The location is: Bemidji City Hall Council Chambers, 317 - 4th Street N.W.

The construction project is a cooperative project between Mn/DOT and the city of Bemidji and will involve the following:

Mn/DOT will be responsible for reconstruction of Hwy. 197 from 3rd Street to 23rd Street, removal of concrete/bituminous, traffic signal replacement/upgrades, storm sewer replacement and turn radii modifications.

The City of Bemidji will be responsible for water/sanitary/storm sewer upgrading and replacement.

The meeting site is handicap accessible. For special accommodations or to request an auxiliary aid, please contact Dean Robertson, Mn/DOT Project Manager at 755-3803. Interested individuals, who are not able to attend, can contact Dean Robertson by phone or by e-mail to Dean.Robertson@dot.state.mn.us.

    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
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