Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

June 25, 2019

Construction update meetings for Hwy 75 projects in Halstad and Hendrum begin July 2

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Residents, business owners and commuters in Halstad and Hendrum are invited to keep up to date on their respective Highway 75 projects by attending bi-weekly construction update meetings.
The meetings, which will take place at 10 a.m. on alternating Tuesdays, will be held every two weeks in each city. They will begin:

  • Tuesday, July 2, at 10 a.m. at the Halstad Legion Recreation Center, 580 Second Avenue West
  • Tuesday, July 9 at 10 a.m. at the Hendrum Civic Center/Fire Hall, 308 Main Street East

The project, which began June 24, will reconstruct Highway 75 in both Hendrum and Halstad. Motorists can expect detours, lane restrictions and intersection closures. Access to local businesses and residents will be maintained throughout the project. The overall detours for motorists traveling Highway 75 are:

  • Halstad- County Roads 10, 19 and 21
  • Hendrum- County Roads 4, 25, 39

Spruce Valley Corporation is the contractor for the $8 million project. It is expected to last through November, weather permitting. Visit the website for additional details and detour maps at mndot.gov/d2/projects/2019/hwy75-hendrum-halstad.

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