Road construction on Blackduck Scenic Highway begins today

Road construction on the Scenic Highway in Blackduck will begin today.

According to a release from Beltrami County Highway Engineer Bruce Hasbaargen, a detour for County State Aid Highway 300 is scheduled to be in place today and the road will be closed to through traffic.

Traffic control signs will be installed and grading operations will begin. Drivers are asked to use caution in and around the construction zone.

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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