Waskish project starts May 4

Road construction will begin on Highway 72 north of Waskish next week.

The project will resurface 14 miles of the highway between Lake of the Woods County Road 1 and south of the Beltrami County line.

Mark Sand and Gravel is the contractor for the $2.26 million project.

Drivers can expect short term delays and lane closures during the construction.


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