Minnesota Department of Transportation

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District 1 News and Construction

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News releases

Oliver Bridge inspection scheduled between Duluth, Oliver (April 8, 2015)

Spring sweeping project scheduled in Duluth (March 31, 2015)

MnDOT Construction Kickoff media event scheduled April 2 (March 31, 2015)

MnDOT selects two contractors for Hwy 53 relocation project (March 6, 2015)

Hwy 1/169 Eagles Nest Lake Area Project public comment period begins (Dec. 22, 2014)

Hwy 53 Virginia to Eveleth draft environmental impact statement (Dec. 19, 2014)

MnDOT to announce Hwy 1/Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Area project developments (Dec. 19, 2014)

MnDOT recommends preferred alternative for Hwy 53 relocation (Nov. 18, 2014)

Flashing yellow arrow traffic signal to be re-activated in Cloquet (Nov. 17, 2014)

MnDOT to announce Hwy 53 relocation developments (Nov. 17, 2014)

I-35 ramp reopens in Cloquet(Oct. 1, 2014)

Culkin Rest Area on I-35 near Mahtowa to reopen (Sept. 23, 2014)

Project status meeting to discuss Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction Project scheduled Oct. 10 in Ely (Sept. 15, 2014)

Test foundations work begins in Rouchleau Pit in Virginia (Sept. 15, 2014)

Temporary bridge closures scheduled in Duluth (Sept. 5, 2014)

Cable median barrier project begins Aug. 25 on Interstate 35 in Carlton and St. Louis Counties (Aug. 18, 2014)

Hwy 1 final paving scheduled Aug. 20 – 23 in Murphy City (Aug. 13, 2014)

Temporary bridge closures scheduled in Duluth (Aug. 13, 2014)

Hwy 73 to close August 19 – 21 in Cromwell (Aug. 12, 2014)

Temporary ramp closure scheduled August 12 in Duluth (Aug. 1, 2014)

Gillette Avenue entrance to Walmart, area businesses to close Aug. 6 for seven days in Cloquet (Aug. 1, 2014)

New law to help increase work zone safety (July 24, 2014)

Heavy rain causes pavement settlement at three areas on Hwy 53 near Ash River (July 22, 2014)

Hwy 61 centerline rumble strip filling project begins in late-July in Cook, Lake County (July 22, 2014)

Rouchleau Pit media drill rig tour July 17 in Virginia (July 16, 2014)

Project status meeting to discuss Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction Project scheduled July 15 in Ely (July 8, 2014)

I-535/Blatnik Bridge routine bridge inspection scheduled (July 7, 2014)

MnDOT announces Hwy 53 relocation timing (July 2, 2014)

Hwy 61/London Road drainage improvement project begins July 7 in Duluth (June 30, 2014)

Hwy 73 traffic detour begins July 7 in St. Louis County (June 30, 2014)

Highway 33 weekly construction update meetings begin June 17 in Cloquet (June 12, 2014)

Highway 61 traffic restrictions begin June 12 in Lake County (June 12, 2014)

Hwy 61 traffic restrictions begin June 9 in Cook County (June 5, 2014)

Northbound Hwy 33 restricted to a single lane June 10 in Cloquet (June 5, 2014)

Flood-damaged section of Hwy 210 to be rebuilt in Jay Cooke State Park (June 3, 2014)

Northbound I-35 restricted to a single lane June 1 in Scanlon (May 30, 2014)

4th Annual Northeast Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths workshop convenes in Duluth (May 27, 2014)

Bridge sweeping project scheduled for southbound I-535/Blatnik Bridge (May 15, 2014)

Click it or Ticket (May 15, 2014)

MnDOT reschedules maintenance work on Blatnik Bridge (May 7, 2014)

Project status meeting scheduled for Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction Project (May 6, 2014)

Cable median barrier project begins May 12 on I-35 in Pine County (May 2, 2014)

MnDOT seeks public input for statewide bicycle system plan (May 2, 2014)

I-35 bridge painting project update (May 2, 2014)

Public invited to attend Hwy 33 pavement replacement, intersection improvement open house (April 28, 2014)

County Road 13 Bridge over I-35 to close April 28 near Barnum (April 16, 2014)

Public invited to attend meeting about Phase II of the Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway (April 11, 2014)

Deep snow delays opening of seasonal rest areas in Northeastern Minnesota (April 1, 2014)

New Tow Plow being used on Hwy 53 today (March 21, 2014)

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