Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

April 19, 2019

Hwy 61 pavement planing project begins April 29

Duluth, Minn. –A pavement planing project is scheduled to begin Monday, April 29 on Highway 61 in St. Louis County. The area being planed stretches from the Crow Creek to the Gooseberry River.

Motorists will encounter lane closures, Mondays through Thursdays in the areas where the work is taking place. There will be no lane closures on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays.

The pavement is being planed to provide a smoother ride.

The project is scheduled to be completed May 30, 2019.