Highway 102 closed due to culvert failure
BEMIDJI, Minn. — (3:40 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol has enacted a road closure on Highway 102 northwest of Fertile from Highway 32 to Polk County Road 44 due to a culvert failure. The highway will remain closed until further notice and traffic should seek alternate routes.
When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.
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