Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Emergency repairs necessitate detour on Highway 71 north

Email News Alerts

The "unforeseen collapse" of a culvert on north Highway 71 has necessitated a temporary detour near Summerhill Farm north of Park Rapids.

Advertisement

"We didn't anticipate the way it worked out," said department of Transportation engineer Todd Vonasek of the detour.

Nancy Utke, co-owner of Utke's Country Pine Furniture, had some concerns that "they're routing traffic away from our business."

Vonasek said the work should be completed in three days.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness