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The City of Bemidji will be starting work on a storm sewer project in the intersection of 4th St NW and Minnesota Ave NW in downtown Bemidji. The project will start Tuesday morning, September 8, 2015, and the intersection will be closed with an anticipated completion date of September 30, 2015. Contact is Public Works, 333-1850.

As part of a utility connection being completed at the Paul Bunyan Drive (Hwy 197) & Irvine Ave NW intersection, there will be a lane closure on Paul Bunyan Drive from just East of Walgreens to just West of O'Reilly Auto Parts. The lane will be closed beginning September 9th, 2015 and reopened on September 10th, 2015. A temporary watermain shutdown will be required starting from 9 PM on September 9th to 8 AM September 10th. Local businesses affected have already been notified of this shutdown in person. Contact is Karvakko Engineering at 444-8004.


Highway 64 resurfacing, lane closures north of Poplar begin Sept. 8

Motorists on Highway 64 between Cass County Road 23/60th Street SW in Poplar and Highway 87, north of Poplar, will encounter delays while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, and will be complete by the end of September. Flaggers and a pilot car will allow one-way, alternating traffic through each day's work zone.The closures are needed while crews resurface 15 miles of Highway 64.

Highway projects that may affect weekend travel Sept. 4-7 include:

Twin Cities area

* Interstate 494 in Plymouth - multiple lane and ramp closures

* I-35E in St. Paul and Little Canada - lane and ramp closures

* Highway 5 between St. Paul and Highway 55 - lane and ramp closures

* Highway 5 between Waconia and Victoria - road closed, detour

* Highway 100 in St. Louis Park - ramp closures and lane shift

* Highway 169 in Jordan - single-lane traffic in both directions

Central Minnesota

* I-94 between Rogers and St. Michael - lane shift, narrow lanes and reduced speeds, expect delays

* Highway 169 along south shore of Lake Mille Lacs - bypass lanes, minor traffic delays

* Highway 25 at Highway 12 east of Melrose (7 miles south of Buffalo) - closed, detour

West Central Minnesota

* Highway 12 between Atwater and Litchfield - detour

Northern Minnesota

* Highway 29 in Alexandria - lane closures and lane shifts near I-94, delays possible

* Highway 2 between Cass Lake and Ball Club - lane shifts, flagging activities, some delays

* Highway 371 between Cass Lake and Walker - lane closures, pilot car, some delays

* Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes - single-lane traffic in both directions, expect delays

* Highway 2 (Bong Bridge) between Duluth and Superior - eastbound lanes closed, detour

* Highway 23 between Duluth and Duquette - single-lane, detour

* Highway 70 east of I-35 - both lanes will be open through the weekend, part of roadway will have a gravel surface

Southern Minnesota

* I-35 Owatonna to Albert Lea - single-lane traffic in both directions, slow traffic

* I-90 between St. Charles and Stewartville - single-lane traffic in both directions, slow traffic

* I-90 between Alden and Highway 22 - single lane, slow traffic

* Highway 14 between Nicollet and Mankato - detour

* Highway 22 south of St. Peter

* Highway 59 in Marshall - short detour


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