Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 210 Crosby-Ironton

Cuyuna Lakes Area, Crow Wing County

Work stages, traffic plan

Spring-Fall 2021

Hwy 210 will be constructed east to west in four work stages through Crosby and Ironton in 2021. Work stages 1-4 map (PDF). Information shared is tentative and subject to change.

Project location map -
Work stages on Highway 210 in Crosby and Ironton in 2021. Select map, PDF

Stage 1: East of Cross Ave. in spring

  • Work - Reconstruct Hwy 210/6 from east of Cross Ave. to east of 3rd Ave. E at the Cuyuna Hospital, includes sidewalks.
  • Hwy 210 open - Both directions of traffic shifted onto either side of the road. Plan on narrow lanes, flaggers.
    • 3rd Ave. E will remain open at all times for Hospital Emergency access.
    • Replace pipe beneath road east of 3rd Ave. E

Stage 2: West of Cross Ave. in early summer

  • Work - Reconstruct west of Cross Ave. to the Hwy 210/6intersection, includes sidewalks.
  • Hwy 210 closed - Use downtown Crosby detour via 2nd St. SW and Cross Ave. E.
    • Hwy 210/Hwy 6 intersection open to north/south traffic

Stage 3: Intersection in late summer

Hwy 210 work - Reconstruct the Hwy 210/6 intersection to 2nd St. SW, includes sidewalks.

  • Hwy 210 intersection closed - Use downtown Crosby detour via 2nd St. SW and Cross Ave. E.
    • Access Hwy 6 north of Crosby:
      • Crosby/Deerwood to Hwy 6 north of Crosby use Co. Rd. 31 and Co. Rd. 30
      • Ironton/Brainerd to Hwy 6 north of Crosby use Co. Rd. 30/Alice Ave.

Stage 4: Through Ironton in fall

Hwy 210 work - Resurface Hwy 210 from 7th Ave. in Ironton to 2nd St. SW in Crosby, update sidewalks and underground utility pipes.

  • Hwy 210 open - Alternate one-way traffic with use of flaggers and pilot car.
    • Hwy 210 closes for about four weeks from Co. Rd. 30/Alice Ave. in Ironton to 3rd St./Co. Rd. 33 to replace underground pipes and reconstruct segments of road.
        • Hwy 210 detour uses Co. Rd. 30/Alice Ave. and Co. Rd. 33 in Ironton/Crosby.
        • Hwy 6 detour uses Co. Rd. 30/Alice Ave in Ironton back to Hwy 6 north of Crosby

Full duration of this project

  • Access to businesses and residences will be open, however expect changes
    • Pedestrian sidewalk closures with detours
    • Parking restrictions along Hwy 210 and detours
  • Hospital Emergency access will remain open at all times.
  • Commercial truck route (Deerwood shortcut) uses Co. Rd. 12 between Brainerd/Riverton and Deerwood.

Summary

Detour routes map - Crosby, Ironton 2021
Hwy 210, Hwy 6 detour plans for specific stages of work. Select map, PDF

Detour routes: Stages 1-4

All detours on one map (PDF)

  • Hwy 210 - Stage 2, 3: Detour uses Cross Ave S, SW 2nd St. in downtown Crosby. Detour map (PDF)
  • Hwy 210 - Stage 4: Hwy 210 detour uses Co. Rd. 30/Alice Ave. and Co. Rd. 33 in Ironton/Crosby. Detour map (PDF)
  • Hwy 6 - Stage 2, 3: Detour uses Co. Rd. 31 and Co. Rd. 30 back to Hwy 6 north of Crosby. Detour map (PDF)
  • Hwy 6 - Stage 4: Hwy 6 detour uses uses Co. Rd. 30/Alice Ave in Ironton back to Hwy 6 north of Crosby. Detour map (PDF)
  • Hwy 210 truck route - Stage 1-4: Detour uses Co. Rd. 12 (Deerwood Shortcut) from Brainerd/Riverton to Deerwood. Detour map (PDF)

Information shared is tentative and subject to change by contractor, available materials and weather. - August 2020

Design layout

Final design layout with aerial background image. Shows sidewalk work (recommend viewing on larger laptop or computer screen).