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Sept. 25, 2023

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Update: Stage 2 paving on Hwy 32 between Middle River and Greenbush begins September 25

Motorists will experience a detour during construction

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today, Stage 2 of the Highway 32 project from Greenbush to Middle River begins today. Paving operations will continue through mid-October when the project is complete. Motorists will detour utilizing Marshall County Roads 6 and 49 as well as Roseau County Roads 32, 6, 3 and 4.

The final lift of pavement is schedule for June 2024. Motorists will experience lane closures and flagger operations for that short-term portion of the project.

Project benefits and cost
Benefits of the project include a safer road, improved drainage, and a smoother and longer lasting driving surface.

Spruce Valley Corp. is the contractor for the $12 million project. Construction is on schedule and will be completed in mid-October, weather permitting. For more information as well as detour maps, visit the project website www.mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy32-north-of-middleriver.