Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Nov. 7, 2019

Public meeting scheduled Nov. 18 for Hwy 61 project through Grand Portage Reservation

Duluth, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the Grand Portage Band of Chippewa, has scheduled a public meeting Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Kitchi Room, Grand Portage Lodge, 70 Casino Drive in Grand Portage.

The meeting will provide an opportunity to learn more about an upcoming Highway 61 improvements project scheduled in 2020. The project will greatly improve pavement quality, enhance drainage and improve safety and accessibility throughout the corridor.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us. Please request at least one week in advance, if possible.

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