Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Oliver Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Between Duluth, Minn. and Oliver, Wisc.

Project is completed

CN is continuing the second and final year of a major maintenance and strengthening project on the Oliver railroad bridge over the St. Louis River between Duluth, Minnesota and Oliver, Wisconsin. The bridge strengthening project, part of CN’s 2017 capital program, is a major investment in the continuing safety and efficiency of CN’s Wisconsin and Minnesota railroad network.

Traffic impacts

  • None currently

Summary of work

  • Full replacement of the 47-foot-long Span 1 on the east end of the bridge
  • Removal of the steel cross ties and steel deck which carries the rail
  • Installation of new solid timber deck to carry the rail

Updates

Contacts

CN public inquiry line

888-888-5909
Contact@cn.ca

Media

Patrick Waldron
CN
Senior Manager, Media Relations
514-399-8803
Patrick.Waldron@cn.ca

Emergency

In an emergency, to contact the railroad immediately, call the 24-hour police communication emergency number at 1-800-465-9239, which is staffed 24/7.