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News Release
Sept. 24, 2012



MnDOT District 1
1123 Mesaba Ave
Duluth, MN 55811


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All lanes will remain open on Highway 61/London Road near Lester River Bridge until further notice

Lane restrictions have been postponed and may not be required for this project



Hwy 61/London Road lane restrictions in Duluth begin Sept. 26


DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Hwy 61/London Road near the Lester River Bridge in Duluth will encounter daytime lane closures from Wednesday, Sept. 26, to Friday, Oct. 19.


Flaggers will control traffic. Both lanes will reopen each evening at dusk. 

Crews will be working beneath the bridge using bridge access equipment mounted to a truck parked on top of the bridge.

This work will complete the Lester River Bridge rehabilitation project that began in 2010. The project, which included approach grading and new pavement, was done to help maintain and preserve the historic bridge.

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