Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 7, 2017

Highway 61 bridge maintenance beginning September 11 at Baptism River

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists travelling on Highway 61 at the Baptism River will encounter alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance activities beginning Monday, September 11.

Closures will alternate from northbound to southbound lanes as needed. A flagging operation will be in place to move traffic through the work area.

Width restrictions are also in place. Loads should not be wider than 10 feet.

Please use caution when driving in the work area.

Motorists may encounter delays.