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Hwy 2/197 Access Management

Bemidji to Wilton, Beltrami County

study area map

Public Meeting

August 23- Bemidji MnDOT Building

Residents and business owners are invited to attend an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 23 to discuss the upcoming access management projects on Highway 2 between Bemidji and Wilton.

The open house will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Minnesota Department of Transportation headquarters building, 3920 Highway 2 West, Bemidji.

map of corridor study priorities

Highway 2/197 Access management study area

Project Details

  • View the Preferred Alternative in the Resources section
  • Check out the About tab for Access Management Strategies
  • Refer to the Public Involvement tab to add your comments and keep up to date

Project Background

Summary of work

Alliant Engineering conducted a Corridor Traffic Evaluation to analyze safety improvements and access management strategies along the corridor. Public meeting participants will have the opportunity to view the improvement priorities and preferred alternatives.

The final safety enhancements selected for construction will be based upon the results of the study along with input provided by the public. Phase 1 of the projects, the intersection of Highway 2 and Adams Avenue/Moberg Drive, will take place in 2019. Phase 2 and 3 are planned for 2021 and 2022.