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Sept. 12, 2023

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Highway 2 railroad repairs in Crookston begin Sept. 18

Motorists will detour using Fisher Ave. to Highway 75

BEMIDJI, Minn. The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today beginning Monday, Sept. 18, railroad crossing repairs will begin on Highway 2 in Crookston. Motorists will detour utilizing Fisher Ave. and Highway 75. Repairs are expected to be complete by the end of the week.

Important reminders for motorists regarding work zone safety:

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone, then navigate through with care and caution.
  • Stay alert; work zones constantly change.
  • Watch for workers and slow-moving equipment.
  • Obey posted speed limits. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300.
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel.
  • Be patient; expect delays, especially during peak travel times.

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