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News Release
September 15, 2010




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Highway 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Highway 11 closure from Baudette to Pelland extended to Sept. 17


BEMIDJI, Minn. – The full closure of Highway 11 from Baudette to Pelland has been extended to Friday evening, Sept. 17. The roadway was originally scheduled to reopen for local traffic on Sept. 16 but rain has caused a delay.


Highway 11 traffic is being detoured while crews replace culverts along Highway 11.


Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour and plan ahead for extra travel time.


Eastbound traffic on Highway 11 is detoured south on Highway 72 for 60 miles, then east on Highway 1 for five miles to Highway 71, then north on Highway 71 for 61 miles and back to Highway 11 at Pelland. Westbound traffic will follow the same route in reverse. 


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