Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 22, 2018

Temporary detour of Hwy 59 railroad crossing in Thief River Falls begins Wednesday, May 23

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists in Thief River Falls will experience a temporary detour of the Highway 59 railroad crossing beginning Wednesday, May 23.

The detour follows Davis Avenue N, Highway 1/Eighth Street E and Atlantic Avenue. It is expected to last until Friday, weather permitting.

The project is in addition to the current Highway 1 and Highway 59 construction activities. Those project details and detour maps can be found on the project website mndot.gov/d2/projects/2018/hwy1and59-thief-river-falls.

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