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June 9, 2023

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Quick detour for Hwy 71 roundabout in Bemidji begins June 12

A portion of the southbound intersection at Anne St is expected to be closed for up to 3 days

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Beginning June 12 some motorists on Highway 71 in Bemidji may experience a short detour at the roundabout on Anne Street that is expected to last up to 3 days according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The closure will allow crews to make repairs to a section of the concrete on the northwest corner of the intersection. Motorists that need to travel through that portion will detour onto Fern Street and Technology Drive.