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News Release

August 8, 2007


Railroad grade repair on State Highway 59 in Lancaster; detour required

     

Bemidji, Mn. - According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT), traffic on State Highway 59 in Lancaster will be detoured beginning Monday, August 13 while railroad grade repairs are being completed.

The detour route for north bound traffic begins in Lancaster on State Highway 59, west 3 blocks on 4th Street, north on Cty Road 27 to Alaska Avenue and then east to highway 59. Traffic traveling south will follow the same detour route in reverse.

The detour will be in effect beginning 12:01 AM on August 13th and is expected to be in place until Wednesday, August 15th at noon, weather permitting.

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

 

  Contact:
Karen Bedeau
Public Affairs Coordinator
218/755-6552
 

District 2
Bemidji / Crookston
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN 56601
Tel: 218/755-6500
Fax: 218/755-6512
Road Condition Information:
www.511mn.org