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May 3, 2022

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Flooding update: Highway 75 closed from Highway 171 to Canadian border

Motorists can expect lane closures and delays beginning May 5

Bemidji, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 2 from Erskine to Fosston can expect short term delays and lane closures as construction begins mid-May. During the project, crews will be replacing the concrete roadway on Highway 2 eastbound lanes between Erskine and Fosston as well as Highway 2 westbound lanes in McIntosh. The roadway will be replaced with bituminous pavement. The project also includes sealcoat and four lane to three lane restripe in Fosston which begin late summer, 2022.

Spruce Valley Corporation is the contractor for the $18 million project. For more information and a project map, visit the website at www.mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy2-fosston-erskine.

This project will include a safer road and a smoother, longer lasting driving surface.
MnDOT reminds drivers to slow down, avoid distractions and follow traffic signs in work zones.