Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Sept. 19, 2022

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Hwy 172 closes at the railroad crossing west of Baudette Sept. 21-22

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Those who travel on Hwy 172 west of Baudette should plan for short-term delays and a detour as crews close and repair the railroad crossing. The work is expected to last two days, beginning Sept. 21 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting.

During the closure, motorists will detour utilizing Hwy 11 and Lake of the Woods County Road 39.

MnDOT reminds drivers to slow down, avoid distractions and follow traffic signs in work zones.