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Road construction on Highway 59 north of Brooks to begin September 12

Motorists can expect lane closures and delays through early October


September 12, 2022

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

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.

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 2021, 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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