Friday, May 8, 2015

Hwy 32 detour between Thief River Falls and Middle River begins May 18

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 32 in northwestern Minnesota will experience a detour beginning Monday, May 18, as work begins on Highway 32 between Thief River Falls and Middle River.

The detour southbound on Highway 32 from Middle River will follow Marshall CSAH 6 west seven miles to Marshall CSAH 8, where traffic will proceed south for six miles. Motorists will then make a short 1/10 mile jog on Marshall CSAH 28 west to Newfolden, where they will take Highway 59 south to Thief River Falls.

The detour is expected to conclude in mid-to-late August, with the entire project concluding in late September, weather permitting.

This extensive project will see pavement rehabilitation of 21 miles of roadway between Thief River Falls and Middle River, the replacement of culverts and urban reconstruction within the city of Middle River.

Drivers are urged to slow down to posted speeds in the work zones.

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