Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 31, 2019

Construction on Highway 75 in Hendrum and Halstad continues to make progress

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Motorists can expect detours, lane restrictions and intersection closures as construction continues on Highway 75 in Hendrum and Halstad. Crews will continue Phase 1 (grade raise) on Highway 75 in Hendrum on Monday, August 5, as the project moves to Phase 2 in Halstad.

Access to local businesses and residents will be maintained throughout the project. The overall detour for motorists traveling Highway 75 is:

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

The upcoming public meetings will take place Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

  • Hendrum- (August 6, 20) at the Civic Center/Fire Hall, 308 Main Street East
  • Halstad- (August 13, 27) at the Legion Recreation Center, 580 Second Avenue West

The projects also feature:

  • Highway grade raise
  • Concrete resurfacing
  • Construction of turn lanes
  • Installation of highway lighting
  • Sidewalk replacement
  • Pedestrian accessibility improvements
  • Culvert replacement
  • Storm sewer, curb and gutter upgrades

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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