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Sept. 9, 2022

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Road construction on Hwy 59 north of Brooks to begin Sept. 12

Motorists can expect lane closures and delays through early October

Bemidji, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 59 north of Brooks can expect short term delays and lane closures as construction begins September 12. During the project, crews will resurface Highway 59 north of Brooks to four miles north of Plumber. The project is expected to be complete early October.

For more information and a project map, visit the website at mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy59-brooks-plummer

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