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Highway 95 detour at Walbo begins June 29

Friday, June 26th, 2009 at 5:51 am

BAXTER, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 95 four miles west of Cambridge at Walbo as crews begin reconstructing the Rum River bridge on June 29.

The seven-mile detour will use Highway 47 and Isanti County Highway 1.

Redstone Construction of Mora is the contractor for the $1.3 million bridge replacement project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which was signed into law February 2009.

Work is anticipated to be complete by early November.

Drivers are urged to slow down, watch for signs and never enter a roadway that has been blocked by barriers.  For updated statewide traffic, construction, weather and travel information visit www.511mn.org.

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