Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61 reconstruction project

in Cook County

Orange barrels on a highway

Upcoming public meeting

Due to low turnout, virtual meetings have been suspended. Please sign up for the email list for updates or contact us with questions.

Past meetings

May 20, 2021 Construction Update

Video of April 19, 2021 Public Meeting

Video of July 30, 2020 virtual meeting

Past in-person public meetings
Thursday, August 8, 2019
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Grand Marais City Hall
MnDOT staff will share project updates.

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Grand Marais City Hall
MnDOT staff shared details about the project, construction phasing, traffic control and provided an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and learn how to stay informed/involved with the project.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Grand Marais City Hall

The meeting provided the public an opportunity to view layouts, speak with project staff and learn more about the proposed project.

Open house
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017
6 p.m.
Grand Marais Municipal Building