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News Release
May 27, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Hwy 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Hwy 220, Hwy 317 opens with restrictions


Bemidji, Minn. — MnDOT opened Highway 220 and Highway 317 in northwest Minnesota but with restrictions due to damage caused by flooding.


Highway 220 is restricted to seven ton per axle from 260th Street, approximately four miles north of the junction of Highway 1 to Marshall County Road 5.


Highway 317 is restricted to seven ton per axle from the junction with Highway 220 west to the North Dakota border.


These restrictions will be in place until further notice.


Motorists are advised to drive with caution due to shoulder damage on the highways.


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