Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 6 Emily

Crow Wing County

Hwy 24 bridge

Reconstruct in 2018

Update - A maintenance resurfacing job was completed May 8, 2017 to preserve the roadway until 2018 reconstruction.

Project map - Hwy 6 Reconstruction in EmilySummary of work

Highway 6 through Emily in 2018:

  • Reconstruct pavement and roadbed, includes accesses
  • Install a new underground storm sewer system and water retention pond
  • Install new curbs, gutters and sidewalks
  • Reconstruct the intersection at CR 1
  • Rebuild the south access to South Bay Drive
  • Preliminary design layout


The project will make for a smoother road surface, improve storm water drainage and enhance accessibility and safety.


  • $2.2 million

Photo of Hwy 6/CR 1 in Emily, 2013

Traffic plans during roadwork

  • Southbound Highway 6 will close and detour for three to five months
    • Tentative detour to use Evergreen/Cemetery Road, Crow Wing CR 1, White Pine Street and Lake Street in Emily
  • Northbound Highway 6 will be open to traffic
  • Access to businesses will be maintained and open

All information is tentative and subject to change

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