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FROM THE BELTRAMI COUNTY HWY DEPT

Construction Begins on Co Rd 301 (Puposky Road NW) from Irvine Ave N (Co Rd 15) to Great Divide Rd NW (Co Rd 26) Construction will begin on Monday May 20, 2013. The contractor will begin construction for grading and aggregate surfacing, construction will continue through most of the summer. The road will be closed, except for local traffic only. The county urges motorists to find alternate routes to avoid delays.

Construction Resumes on Co Rd 39 (Scenic Hwy SE) from Birchmont Beach Rd SE (Co Rd 20) to Turtle River Lk Rd SE (Co Rd 22). Construction will resume on Wednesday May 15, 2013. The contractor will begin construction for grading and bituminous surfacing, construction will continue through most of the summer. There has been a detour placed to guide motorists around the construction activity. The road has been closed to all except local traffic only. Beltrami County Highway Department urges motorists to use caution when traveling in and around all work zones. For more information regarding this closure please contact the Beltrami County Highway Department at 333-8173.

CITY OF BEMIDJI

The construction project originally scheduled for today at Whispering Ct NW (west end of Anne St NW) will occur on Monday, May 20, 2013 starting at 9 AM and ending around noon or 2 PM. Water will be turned off to all apartments and hydrants during that time.

Bituminous removal will take place starting today, May 17, 2013-

Pine ridge Ave, from 23th to 24th; 20th street, from Irvine to Park; 9th street, from Bemidji ave-Lake ave; 2nd street from Central to Wood; Wood Ave from 3rd to 1st SE

These roadways will be somewhat rough and caution should be used while driving these roads.

GENERAL INFO- City of Bemidji- The City of Bemidji will be starting the 2013 Street Renewal Project on Monday, May 6, 2013.

The streets included are:

5th Street SE (Lake Avenue to West end)

Richards Avenue SE (5th Street SE to 4th Street SE)

Stoner Avenue SE (5th Street SE to 4th Street SE)

2nd Street SE (Wood Ave to Central Avenue)

Wood Avenue SE (3rd Street SE to 1st Street SE)

Lincoln Avenue SE (3rd Street SE to 2nd Street SE)

9th Street NE (Bemidji Avenue to Lake Boulevard)

20th Street NW (Park Avenue to Irvine Avenue)

Pine Ridge Avenue & Trail (23rd Street NW to 24th Street NW)

28th Street (Hannah Avenue to Pine Ridge Avenue)

Normal working hours for this project will be from 7am to 7pm, Monday through Friday and some

Saturdays. Many of the side streets will be open for the local residents and most of the intersections will be

open after work hours. The completion date for this project is September 15, 2013.

 

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