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News Release
April 20, 2012




Minnesota Department of Transportation

District 2 Bemidji
3920 Hwy 2 West

Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Hwy 11 construction detour from Baudette to Clementson begins Monday, April 23


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists traveling Hwy 11 in northern Minnesota will encounter a detour from Baudette to Clementson on Monday, April 23. 


Eastbound traffic from Baudette will turn south on Hwy 72 for approximately 2.5 miles, then east on Lake of the Woods County Road 19 for four miles, then north on County Road 19 for 1.5 miles to Hwy 11 west of Clementson.


County Road 19 is a gravel road with a 10-ton permit for the detour.  Motorists are asked to slow down and be extremely careful on the detour route. The detour is expected to be in place until Aug. 1. 


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