Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Nov. 14, 2017

MnDOT District 1 wins Grading and Base award for Hwy 1 in St. Louis County

DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation, District 1, will receive a merit award at the 2017 annual Grading and Base Forum, for work on Highway 1 in St. Louis County. The award-winning work is part of the Eagles Nest Lake Area project to reconstruct Hwy 1/169.

“Work on Hwy 1 was nominated for the grading award due to the projects complexity, size and uniqueness,” said Jeff Tillman construction engineer. “It is a wonderful accomplishment.”

The Eagles Nest reconstruction project will continue in spring of 2018.

The recognized work on Hwy 1 was completed on schedule and on budget.

For more information visit: www.mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy169eagles/

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

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