Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy's 2 and 6

Deer River

About this project

Hwy 6 Deer River construction map.
Hwy 6- Deer River project map.

This project is an urban reconstruction project on Highway 6 and Highway 2 in Deer River. The work includes:

  • Resurface Highway 6 in Deer River from Highway 2 to County Road 128
  • Resurface Highway 2 from 2nd Ave. NW to 1st St. SE
  • Pedestrian accessibility improvements
  • Replace sidewalks, curb and gutter and storm sewer.
  • City sanitary service as well as watermain and service replacement from Highway 2 to County Road 128.
  • Update city fire hydrants and street lighting.
  • Crews will also replace the culvert north of County Road 19, located 4 miles north of Deer River.

Virtual Open House

A project kickoff meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, May 7 at 5 p.m. Representatives from MnDOT, Casper Construction and the City of Deer River will be on hand to discuss project details, project timeline and answer user-submitted questions.

  • Thursday, May 7, 5 p.m.- Click here to register

Contact us if you experience any trouble registering for the event.

Traffic Impacts

Detour: see map

Hwy 6 Deer River detour map.
Hwy 6- Deer River detour map.
Hwy 6 culvert detour map.
Hwy 6- Deer River culvert detour map.


Summary of work

  • Grade and resurface highway
  • Sidewalks
  • Pedestrian ramps and accessibility improvements
  • Curb and gutter
  • Storm sewer
  • Replace culvert north of Deer River