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News Release
May 10, 2011




Minnesota Department
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Hwy 107 resurfacing project in southern Kanabec County starts May 16

Traffic will be detoured


BAXTER, Minn.— Motorists will encounter a road closure and detour on Hwy 107 in Kanabec and Pine counties from Braham to just west of Brook Park when a resurfacing project begins May 16.  The project also includes shoulder and culvert work.


Culvert work will require a 21-day detour on Hwy 107 from Grasston to Hwy 23. Motorists will follow a signed detour west on Kanabec County Road 17 to Kanabec County Road 5 and north back to Hwy 23. A copy of the detour map can be found at


Hardrives, Inc. of Rogers, Minn., is the prime contractor for the $3.6 million project that will improve mobility, safety and access. Westwood Professional Services of Brainerd, Minn., will provide project contract administration and oversight.


The project is scheduled to be completed by late July, weather permitting.


During construction and road maintenance work, MnDOT urges drivers to:






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