Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 1, 2017

Hwy 59 resurfacing between Winger and Ogema begins May 8

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 59 will experience lane closures and delays between Winger and Ogema as crews begin a resurfacing project on Monday, May 8.

An open house will be held on Tuesday, May 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the White Earth Tribal and Community College, 2250 College Road, Mahnomen. Project staff will be on hand to answer questions regarding the 36-mile resurfacing project. It is scheduled be complete by September 1.

The project includes additional work in Mahnomen with the construction of a center turn lane, sidewalks, a bike trail and pedestrian accessibility improvements. This work will be completed during the month of June.

For more details visit the project website, mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy59-winger-callaway.

For real-time travel information and road conditions anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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