Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 18, 2017

Single lane closures on Hwy 1 between Isabella and Ely begin Aug. 21

Duluth, Minn. – Motorists traveling on Hwy 1 between Isabella and Ely will encounter single lane closures and a flagging operation beginning Monday, August 21.

Work on this project will continue through October of 2017 and includes tree clearing and rock removal which is necessary for culvert replacement. During this time, traffic will be restricted to a single lane in each direction.  

A flagger and pilot car will lead traffic through the construction area.

Work to resurface and repave the road is scheduled to take place in the summer of 2018.
Drivers, please use caution in and around all work areas.

For more information, visit: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy1isabella/.

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