Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 22, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

Work continues on Hwy 59 near Plummer

Motorists encouraged to follow signed detour

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 59 are encouraged to use the signed detour as work continues over the Clearwater River Bridge near Plummer. Motorists may experience delays as closures occur on non-detour roads in the area.

The detour follows Hwy 92, Hwy 32 and Pennington County Road 3. The project will last until mid-September, weather permitting.

Robert R. Schroeder Construction Inc. is the contractor for the project which cost $1.1 million..

The improvements will provide a smoother and safer ride for motorists.

Motorists should always drive with caution, slowdown in work zones and never enter a road or lane blocked with barriers or cones. For more updates on this, and other projects in the region follow us on Twitter @mndotnorthwest, or log on to www.511mn.org for real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota.



Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones