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Public meeting on Highway 1 bridge replacement near Blackduck scheduled for Aug. 23

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public information meeting to discuss replacing the Highway 1 bridge over the Blackduck River in Quiring Township. Construction is planned for 2012 and will require a detour.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Cormant Town Hall, 34982 Milkweed Drive N.E., Blackduck.

Debra Bauer, MnDOT project manager, and other engineering staff will be on hand to discuss project work schedules, time frames, traffic control and detour plans.

To request accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, such as an ASL interpreter or other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4720 or send an email to Please request at least one week in advance of the meeting date.

For information on state road conditions and construction, visit or call 511.