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News Release

For immediate release

June 11, 2008



Construction on Highway 223 in Clearwater County begins June 16 - detour required

     

BEMIDJI, Minn. - A project to improve the condition and safety of Highway 223 from Highway 92 to Clearwater County Road 10 will begin Monday, June 16.

Highway 223 will be closed to through traffic. Traffic will be detoured on to Clearwater County Road 3, then east to Clearwater County Road 10 to the community of Leonard. The detour will be in place until June 23 with the remainder of the work done under traffic.

The improvement project includes replacing some of the culvert pipes and repairing culvert aprons followed by a mill and overlay.

Work is expected to be complete by July 3.

Motorists are reminded to drive with caution throughout the state as construction work is in full swing.

For information on state road conditions and construction, visit www.511mn.org or call 511.


  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