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News Release
August 5, 2010

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Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Highway 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601

 

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Lane restrictions begins on Hwy 1 and Hwy 89 at the Sandy River Bridge

 

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists will encounter minor traffic delays on Highway 1 and Highway 89 at the Sandy River Bridge on the southwestern shore of Lower Red Lake as crews continue to build a new bridge.

 

Traffic is restricted to one lane with speed reduced to 15 mph from Aug. 4  –- Aug. 31 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and may include Sundays. Motorists are warned to slow down and follow flagger instructions.

 

A full detour route is planned for early September and will be announced at a later date.

 

When complete, the new bridge will be wider for safer passage.

 

For statewide construction and road condition information visit www.511mn.org or call 5-1-1.

 

 

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