Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Oct. 24, 2018

Public meeting regarding Hwy 61 project scheduled November 7 in Grand Marais

DULUTH, Minn. — A public meeting has been scheduled to provide information about proposed improvements on Hwy 61 in Grand Marais. MnDOT staff will share details about the project, construction phasing, traffic control and will provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and learn how to stay informed/involved with the project.

Location: Grand Marais City Council Chambers, 15 North Broadway, Grand Marais MN, 55604
Date: Wednesday, November 7
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Presentation: 6:20 p.m., followed by the opportunity for questions and discussion

The construction project is scheduled to start in summer 2019. The project will include resurfacing of Hwy 61 north and south of Grand Marais, bridge, drainage and guardrail replacement work. The project also includes resurfacing Hwy 61 from Fall River Road to 8th Avenue West, reconstruction of Hwy 61 from 8th Avenue West to Broadway and partial reconstruction of Hwy 61 from Broadway to the Gunflint Trail.