Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 14, 2014

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Resurfacing on Hwy 72 between Blackduck, Waskish begins July 14


BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 72 in northwestern Minnesota will experience minor delays and intermittent lane closures when work begins on Monday, July 14.

Crews will repair 21 miles of pavement along Hwy 72. Flaggers will be present intermittently along the route, which will be restricted to vehicles less than 11 feet wide.

Morris Sealcoat is the contractor on the project. Work should be complete by early August. When work is complete, motorists can expect a smoother and safety Hwy.

Drivers are urged to slow down to posted speeds in work zones and to obey all traffic directions flaggers provide.

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