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Aug. 6, 2012

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MnDOT District 1
1123 Mesaba Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
218-725-2800

 

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Southbound Hwy 61/London Road to close, detour beginning Aug. 8 in Duluth

 

DULUTH, Minn. —

 

What: Southbound Hwy 61/London Road to close for flood-related culvert, road repairs.


When: Wednesday, Aug. 8 to late-August 2012


Where: Hwy 61/London Road in Duluth


Detour:

Southbound Hwy 61/London Road

Motorists on the southbound Hwy 61 expressway will be detoured onto Superior Street to 54th Avenue East and then back onto Hwy 61/London Road.
Northbound Hwy 61/London Road
Motorists traveling north on Hwy 61/London Road will not be detoured, however they will encounter a few traffic shifts within the construction area.

 

Why: A large culvert beneath Hwy 61/London Road was heavily damaged during the June 19, 20 storm and the road adjacent to it was undermined.

 

For updated travel information on all Minnesota roads, call 511 or click on www.511mn.org

 

 

 

 

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