Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 5, 2019

Intersection of Main Street and Hwy 75 open in Hendrum

Motorists on Highway 75 continue to use detour

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Local traffic will once again have access at the intersection of Highway 75 and Main Street in Hendrum beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 at noon. Crews continue to install storm sewer on Highway 75.

Access to local businesses and residents will be maintained throughout the project. The overall detour for motorists traveling Highway 75 is:

  • Halstad- County Roads 10, 19 and 21
  • Hendrum- County Roads 4, 25, 39

You can learn more about the project activities and timelines by attending the upcoming public meetings, which take place on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

  • Hendrum- (Sept. 17) at the Civic Center/Fire Hall, 308 Main Street East
  • Halstad- (Sept. 10 and 24) at the Legion Recreation Center, 580 Second Avenue West

The Highway 75 projects in Halstad and Hendrum also feature:

  • Highway grade raise
  • Concrete resurfacing
  • Construction of turn lanes
  • Installation of highway lighting
  • Sidewalk replacement
  • Pedestrian accessibility improvements
  • Culvert replacement
  • Storm sewer, curb and gutter upgrades

Spruce Valley Corporation is the contractor for the $8 million project. It is expected to last through November, weather permitting. Visit the website for additional details and detour maps at mndot.gov/d2/projects/2019/hwy75-hendrum-halstad.

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