Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71, Hwy 72

Blackduck

Hwy 71- Blackduck to Koochiching county line

Highway 71 project map
Hwy 71 project map

About this project

Summary of work

  • Grade and resurface highway between Hwy 72 in Blackduck to Itasca/Koochiching county line
  • Construct turn lanes
  • Construct bypass lanes
  • Replace sidewalks
  • Pedestrian ramps and accesibility improvements
  • Replace culverts

Traffic Impacts

  • Detour onto Hwy 72 and Hwy 1

Hwy 72- north of Blackduck

Highway 72 culvert replacement map
Hwy 72 culvert replacement project map

About this project

Summary of work

  • Replace three box culverts

Traffic Impacts

  • Two culverts located south of Hwy 1
    • Detour onto Hwy 71 and Hwy 1
  • Culvert located north of Kelliher
    • Single lane traffic on bypass lane constructed around culvert location