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.
  • Traffic is restricted to a single lane of traffic in each direction, with a flagger or pilot car.

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.

Past public meetings

A public meeting was held April 27, 2017. MnDOT staff presented information about the scope of the project, the anticipated construction schedule, traffic impacts, right of way and answered questions.

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