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News Release

For immediate release

May 2, 2008


Highway 71 construction near Park Rapids starts May 6, short traffic delays expected

     


BEMIDJI, Minn. - Motorists can expect short delays as construction work on Highway 71 at the junction of Highway 87 south of Park Rapids begins Tuesday, May 6.

Traffic on Highway 71 at this location will be reduced intermittently to one lane with flagging operations as work gets underway to install a lighting system, replace a culvert and add turn lanes.

Work is expected to be complete by June 6.

For statewide road condition and construction information, dial 511 or log on to 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