Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 4, 2014

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Detour begins on Hwy 61 near Little Marais August 11


DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists will encounter a detour on Hwy 61 near Little Marais beginning Monday, August 11. The detour will affect both directions of traffic and will be in place for approximately 18 days.

The northbound detour will be from Illgen City up Hwy 1 to Lake County Road 6 and back over to Hwy 61 in Little Marais.

The southbound detour is from Little Marais up County Road 6 to Hwy 1 and back down to Hwy 61 at Illigen City.

The detour length is approximately 13 miles. It will add approximately seven miles to a trip.
Read more about this project by visiting http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/Hwy61littlemarais/index.html
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