Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Thompson Hill Visitor Center improvements

St. Louis County

Traffic impacts

Beginning June 21, 2021, construction will begin. Work will be staged so the Visitor Center can remain open to pedestrians and autos. The rest area will be closed to truck traffic during construction.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface entire rest area roadway and parking lots.
  • Regrade truck parking lot to better accommodate truck parking.
  • Replace all sidewalks and trails to improve accessibility to and from the Visitor Center and amenities.