Hwy 65 traffic detour begins June 21 near Littlefork
DULUTH, Minn. – Motorists traveling on northbound and southbound Hwy 65 near Littlefork will be detoured onto Koochiching County Road 8 beginning Friday, June 21. The detour is expected to add about 30-minutes to travel-time.
The detour will be in place until August 9, 2013.
The detour is necessary while crews replace four bridges on Hwy 65 with box-culverts.
A second detour will be in place from about August 2 – 30. This detour will be located near Silverdale on St. Louis County Roads 74, 356 and 23, and on Bureau of Indian Affairs 11. This detour will add about 10-minutes to drive-time.
The finished project will improve drainage and replace several aging bridges.
For maps showing the detour routes and additional project information please visit: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/Hwy65littlefork/index.html
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