Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61

Beaver Bay

Traffic impacts

Hwy 61 project map.

Hwy 61 project map.

Single lane traffic in each direction through project completion Oct. 6, 2017

Project update, September 25
The inland side of the bridge deck will be poured Wednesday, September 27. On Wednesday September 27 and Thursday September 28 motorists will be restricted to a single lane in each direction controlled by a signal. The speed limit will be five mph to minimize vibration to the adjacent new concrete. No oversized loads will be permitted to cross the bridge during these two days.

11-foot width restrictions are in place through October.

The project in photos

September 14, 2017 --- The project is a hub of activity. Click the photo below for a look at the progress.


About this project

Summary of work

  • Rehabilitate Beaver River Bridge
  • Road resurfacing
  • New lighting