Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 30, 2017

City of Mahnomen Hwy 59 project begins today

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The City of Mahnomen portion of the Highway 59 project begins today. Along with resurfacing Highway 59 between Winger and Ogema, the additional work in Mahnomen includes the construction of a middle turn lane, sidewalks, a bike trail and pedestrian accessibility improvements.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones.  Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers face a $300 fine.

The Mahnomen portion of the project is expected to last about a month while resurfacing between Winger and Ogema is expected to last until September.

For more details visit the project website, www.mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy59-winger-callaway/.

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