Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

January 1, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

Bemidji bypass bridge inspections underway all week


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 2/71 in northwestern Minnesota will experience daytime lane closures through Friday, April 18, as crews inspect bridges along the Bemidji bypass.

Drivers are urged to slow down to 55 mph in the work zones.

Crews inspect bridges every two years to ensure that they are in good condition. They will use specialized equipment to look for cracks, damage and other issues.

For statewide travel information, visit www.511mn.org.       



Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones