Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 22, 2017

Single lane closures on Hwy 48 in Hinckley begin September 11

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists will encounter single lane closures and a flagging operation on Highway 48 in Hinckley beginning September 11. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction on Hwy 48 for the duration of the project.

Crews will be working Monday through Friday on a resurfacing project. Work will not be done on weekends in an attempt to avoid weekend traffic congestion.

Once completed the project will:

  • Provide smoother pavement and a better ride quality
  • Improve traffic signal functionality
  • Increase pedestrian accessibility and safety

For more information visit: www.mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy48hinckley/

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