Most road work suspended over holiday, stay “cool” behind the wheel in work zones

Drivers are reminded to stay “cool” behind the wheel ahead of the 4th of July holiday weekend.

MnDOT says there are more than 200 projects underway on state roads this construction season.

While most work will be suspended over the holiday, work zones remain in place.

In this district, projects underway are Highway 2 west of Bemidji, a new roundabout in Thief River Falls on Highways 1 and 59, Highway 2 west of Cass Lake, Highway 2 from Marcoux to Erskine, and Highway 200 east of Walker.

For information on all road conditions, use MnDOT’s 511 service.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north-central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment, and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji and enjoys spending her spare time with her son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.


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