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News Release
October 6, 2010




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Highway 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Highway 75 detour remains in effect for bridge replacement south of Shelly


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists traveling north  on Highway 75 will encounter a detour at the junction of Highway 75 and Highway 200, as crews replace a bridge south of Shelly in Norman County.


Northbound traffic will be detoured east on Highway 200 for 14 miles, then north on Highway 9 for 16 miles, then west on Polk County Road 1 to Highway 75 for 13 miles.  Southbound traffic will follow the same route in reverse.


Shelly residences and businesses can be accessed via Norman County Road 3.


The detour will be in place for the duration of the project, which is expected to be completed by Nov. 3, weather permitting.


For more information on road conditions and construction, visit or call 5-1-1.






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