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Don’t Go Around “Road Closed” Signs

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people that County State Aid Highway 9, also known as the KT road, is closed 5.5 miles west of Crookston for bridge construction.  

Officials say recent rain has left many roads soft and some might become impassable. Area motorists are asked to use the marked detours on Highway 75 and CSAH 16. 

According to Minnesota Statute, it is a misdemeanor to drive over, through, or around any barricade, fence, or obstruction erected for the purpose of preventing traffic from passing over a portion of a highway closed to public travel or to remove, deface, or damage any such barricade, fence, or obstruction.