Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Congressional Transportation Status Report

Hwy 61, Two Harbors to Grand Marais


About this Project

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This project includes five miles of pavement preservation, shoulder widening, improvements to horizontal and vertical alignments, and culvert work in Little Marais.

This is one of a series of projects that have been completed on Highway 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. To date, more than $115 million has been spent on two-lane reconstruction in this corridor.

Highway 61 is a two-lane roadway along the Lake Superior shore. It is part of the Highway 61 All American Road Scenic Byway.

Project Benefits

  • Increased safety
  • Pavement preservation