Thursday, February 14, 2013

Public Meeting to discuss Hwy 2 & Hwy 89 intersection

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The public is invited to attend a meeting Monday, Feb. 25, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., to discuss the findings of an intersection traffic control evaluation of Highway 2 and Highway 89 west of Bemidji.

The meeting will be held at the Minnesota Department of Transportation offices, 3920 Highway 2 West, Bemidji.

The meeting will begin with a short presentation of the study followed by discussion.

An Intersection Control Evaluation is a process that identifies the best intersection control using a comprehensive analysis and documentation of the technical (safety and operational), economic and political issues of viable alternatives. The findings will help MnDOT plan for an upcoming road construction project at the intersection.

Citizens not able to attend the meeting but interested in the findings may contact Michelle Rognerud, MnDOT assistant traffic engineer, at 218-755-6572 or by e-mail at

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to