Motorists on U.S. Hwy. 71 south of Bemidji can now resume travel as normal as the project to replace a box culvert near Kabekona has completed, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).

MnDOT crews have been working since June 3 to replace the box culvert. The $388,000 project will improve drainage for Hwy. 71.

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