Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 1

In Lake County

Traffic impacts

Hwy 37 project map
Hwy 1 project map. Click map for larger version.

There are currently no traffic impacts. Expect single lane traffic in each direction once the project begins.

  • Single lane traffic in each direction, with a flagger or pilot car
  • No detour will be required, and traffic will be maintained throughout this project

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface pavement
  • Replace failing culverts
  • Remove rock outcroppings that are located near the highway shoulders
  • Minor ditching and slope work

Tree clearing and highway right of way

The project does not involve realigning or widening the highway. No extensive tree clearing will be done. There is no right of way or easements for Hwy 1 in the project areas. MnDOT is acquiring right of way from private property owners and easements from the Superior National Forest and from the Department of Natural Resources on State Forest lands.

Public meeting scheduled

A public meeting is scheduled on Thursday, April 27 at the Isabella Community Center, 9521 Lankinen Road, Isabella, MN 55607. The meeting is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
MnDOT staff will present information about the scope of the project, the anticipated construction schedule, traffic impacts, right of way and will be available to answer questions.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us. Please request at least one week in advance, if possible.

Past public meetings

A public meeting was held July 21, 2016 to discuss this project, the construction schedule, anticipated traffic impacts and the property acquisition process.