Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61

Two Harbors, Lake County

Project schedule/traffic impacts

Rural Work: Two Harbors to Silver Creek Tunnel including Campground Road

  • June 11 to October
  • A single lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained for the duration of the project on Hwy 61.
  • Anticipate flagging operation or temporary signals at work locations.

In Two Harbors: 4th Street (County Road 2) Intersection

  • Late-July to early-September
  • Side streets and entrances will be closed for short durations. A single lane of traffic will be maintained on
    Hwy 61 and the north leg of 4th Street at all times.

In Two Harbors: 8th Street to 5th Street

  • September to October
  • Side streets and entrances will be closed for short durations. A single lane of traffic will be maintained on Hwy 61 at all times.

 

A rendering of the Hwy 61 Two Harbors project.

A rendering of the Hwy 61 Two Harbors project.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Signal replacements on Hwy 61 in Two Harbors
  • New turn lanes
  • Resurfacing
  • Sidewalk and accessibility improvements
  • Urban storm sewer work
  • Rural culvert work
  • New Municipal Campground entrance at Campground Road

Upcoming Meeting


None currently scheduled.

Past Meetings

A public open house was held May 16, 2018 in Two Harbors at the Two Harbors Public Building, Law Enforcement Center. Proposed layouts were on display during the open house.

A public open house was held February 7, 2017 in Two Harbors. Approximately 50 people attended. Proposed layouts were on display during the open house.

A public open house was held Tuesday, March 7, 2016 at the Two Harbors Community Building, 417 South Avenue from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Project layouts and other displays were available while staff answered questions and took comments.