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News Release
August 5, 2010




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Highway 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Detour from Highway 2 east of Crookston starts Aug. 9


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists will encounter several detours east of Crookston on Highway 2 and Highway 9 as crews continue to rebuild and realign portions of the highways. The detour will take place from Aug. 9 – 18, depending on the weather.


Detour routes:

The realignment and reconstruction of this portion of Highway 2 will provide stability and strength for the underlying road bed and provide users with a safer, smoother ride.


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