Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 61 Resurfacing, Culvert Project

In and near Lutsen

Traffic impacts

  • Motorists will encounter intermittent, single lane traffic on Highway 61 near Lutsen. These traffic restrictions will remain in effect until the project is completed in October 2014

  • A single lane by-pass is in-place in variable locations throughout the project limits through September 12. Flaggers or temporary signals will control traffic.

  • Vehicle width is restricted to 11 feet.

  • Over-width loads may be able to get through the single lane by-pass if the over-width load can clear the top of the 32 inch high portable concrete barrier. Contact Dan Erickson, project manager for up-to-date information regarding lane restrictions and over size loads.

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About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface pavement
  • Replace/repair Babineau Creek and Spruce Creek culverts


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