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March 11, 2021

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Tree clearing along Hwy 169 in Itasca County to start March 15

Duluth, Minn. – MnDOT contractors will be clearing trees on Hwy 169 in Itasca County from Fayette Rd to Cty Rd 561 from March 15 until March 31.  Motorists can expect shoulder closures, lane shifts, and flagging operations during construction hours.

This clearing is in preparation for intersection improvement work in Marble, Calumet and Pengilly that will begin in May. All trees removed are located in the MnDOT right of way.

For more information on the project and contact information, visit the project webpage at https://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/marble-pengilly/index.html