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News Release
July 18, 2012



MnDOT District 2
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Both east and westbound Hwy 2 bypass lanes in Bemidji reopen


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Both eastbound and westbound lanes of  the Hwy 2 bypass in Bemidji reopened today after crews completed bridge work over the Mississippi River and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Lane restrictions and temporary median crossovers had been in place since May 1 when the bridge repairs began.


Motorists are cautioned to be alert to workers and equipment still in the area as crews conduct cleanup work.


MnDOT would like to thank the public for their patience when traveling through work zones.


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