Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 5, 2019

Bridge painting begins on Sept. 9 in Climax and Red Lake Falls

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists traveling on Highway 32 in Red Lake Falls and Highway 220 in Climax can expect short term delays and reduced lanes beginning September 9.  Crews begin bridge preservation and painting projects on the Clearwater River Bridge in Red Lake Falls and the Sand Hill River Bridge in Climax. MnDOT reminds drivers to slow down, avoid distractions and follow traffic signs in work zones.

Rainbow Inc. from Minneapolis is the contractor for the $609,000 project, expected to be completed in October.

Please join the MnDOT District 2 Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/mndotnorthwest for updates on construction, road conditions and other transportation related topics.

For a complete list of projects for 2019, please visit mndot.gov/d2.

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