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Road construction on Highway 2 east of Crookston starts June 1

Motorists will see short-term delays and lane closures


Bemidji, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 2 east of Crookston can expect short term delays and lane closures as construction begins on June 1. The project will resurface approximately 2.6 miles of Highway 2 between .2 miles west of Polk County Road 9 and one mile east of Highway 9.

The project will be done under traffic as motorists use a lane shift with a single lane in each direction on either the eastbound or westbound lanes, depending on which side is being resurfaced.

Agassiz Asphalt LLC is the contractor for the $1 million project. For more information and a project map, visit the website at

Following guidance from state health officials and to prevent further spread of COVID-19, MnDOT crews will maintain social distancing practices while working.

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

Please join the MnDOT District 2 Facebook group for updates on construction, road conditions and other transportation related topics. For a complete list of projects for 2020, please visit For real-time traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.


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