MnDOT to host open house for Highway 71 project

MnDOT will hold an open house in two weeks on the upcoming construction for Highway 71.

MnDOT plans to resurface a portion of Highway 71 and improve eight intersections between Highway 197 and Winter Sumac Road, including a roundabout at Anne Street.

Construction is scheduled to begin in mid-May.

The open house will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Beltrami Electric Community Room on Thursday, April 28.


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