Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 27, 2014

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Resurfacing projects in Twin Valley, Thief River Falls areas begin May 28

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Hwys 200/113 near Twin Valley and Hwys 1/59 near Thief River Falls will encounter slowdowns and flaggers when a resurfacing project begins on Wednesday, May 28, weather permitting.

Work will occur along Hwy 200 northwest of Twin Valley, Hwy 113 south of Twin Valley, Hwy 1 west of Thief River Falls, and Hwy 59 north and south of Thief River Falls.

Crews will be doing microsurfacing, with flaggers present to maintain traffic flow. Short-term delays should be expected.

Astech is the prime contractor for this project. Work is expected to conclude by the end of June.

When the project is complete, motorists will notice a smoother, safer ride along these Hwys. This project helps ensure MnDOT’s transportation system will continue to serve the state for many years.

Drivers are urged to slow down in the work zones.

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