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News Release
March 18, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Highway 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Public meeting on Hwy 11 construction between Indus and Loman set for April 5


BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public information meeting to discuss improvements planned for Hwy 11 from one mile west of Indus to 0.7 miles west of Loman in Koochiching County.
The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Birchdale Community Center,10370 State Hwy.11, Birchdale, Minnesota..


The project is scheduled for a bid letting in April 2012, with construction expected to start July 2012. Crews will replace culverts, widen shoulders and provide a mill and overlay. A detour may be necessary to accomplish the work in a shorter time frame.


Debra Bauer, Mn/DOT project manager, and other engineering staff will be on hand to discuss project work schedules, time frames, traffic control and potential detour plans.


To request accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, such as an ASL interpreter or other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4720 or send an e-mail to Please request at least one week in advance of the meeting date.


For information on state road conditions and construction, visit or call 511.







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