Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 14, 2019

Hwy 75 closed in Hendrum

Local traffic continues to be maintained from Hwy 75 on south side of Hendrum

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today Hwy 75 will be closed to traffic through Hendrum. Unsafe working conditions prompted the closure which will continue until further notice. Motorists are advised to drive safely in works zones and watch for construction crews. 

The overall detour for motorists traveling Hwy 75 is:

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

The upcoming public meetings will take place Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

  • Halstad - (October 22) at the Legion Recreation Center, 580 Second Avenue West
  • Hendrum - (October 15, 29) at the Civic Center/Fire Hall, 308 Main Street East

The project features:

  • 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.

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. We believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to enjoy the programs, services and activities we provide. If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, such as an ASL or spoken language interpreter, or need documents in an alternate format, such as braille or large print, please contact Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or email ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.