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News Release

For immediate release

June 20, 2008



Highway 2 bridge inspections at Minnesota/North Dakota border to start June 23

     

BEMIDJI, Minn. -A bridge inspection team will be performing routine, in-depth fracture critical and gusset plate inspections on the Sorlie Bridge located on US Business Highway 2 in East Grand Forks beginning Monday, June 23.

Alternating lane closures will affect eastbound and westbound traffic. The Sorlie Bridge inspection is expected to take a week depending on weather.

Following completion of the Sorlie Bridge inspection, the Kennedy Bridge on US Highway 2 in East Grand Forks will be inspected. This is expected to also take about a week with traffic affected in the same manner.

For information on road construction and conditions statewide, call 511 or 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