Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 28, 2017

Work begins May 3 on Hwy 61 bridge rehabilitation project in Beaver Bay

DULUTH, Minn. —A project to rehabilitate the Highway 61 Beaver Bay Bridge begins Wednesday, May 3. Motorists will not be able to use the shoulders in the project area as they will be closed while workers construct a temporary work platform beneath the bridge.
The remainder of construction operations will begin on Monday, May 22.  A single lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained for the duration of the project.

The finished project will improve safety and provide a smoother and improved driving surface.

For more information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy61beaverbay/

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.