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May 28 2021

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Detour begins in downtown Crosby Tuesday, June 1

New lanes, sidewalk opens east of Cross Avenue
BAXTER, Minn. – Those who travel through the Highway 210 work zone in Crosby and Ironton will see some changes on Tuesday, June 1, as new sidewalks and lanes open in east Crosby, and areas close downtown.
Here’s what to expect:

  • All lanes, shoulders, parking and sidewalks to open on Highway 210/East Main Street (Highway 6) in east Crosby between Cross Avenue and the Cuyuna Regional Hospital, east of Third Avenue East by noon Friday, May 31, before the Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Highway 210/West Main Street (Highway 6) will close between Third Avenue Northwest, at the Highway 210/Highway 6 intersection, and Cross Avenue from June 1 to mid/late June.
    • Highway 210 will detour five city blocks on Cross Avenue South and Second Street Southwest, along Crosby Memorial Park at Serpent Lake. Turn radiuses will be tight for long vehicles, use truck detour.
    • Highway 6 through traffic to detour along Crow Wing County Road 31, through Cuyuna, and County Road 31 back to Highway 6, north of Crosby.
    • Sidewalk is open in downtown Crosby.
    • Highway 210 truck detour uses Crow Wing County Road 12, also known as the Deerwood Shortcut, from Riverton to Deerwood.
  • Pedestrians sidewalk closures with signed detours from west Crosby through Ironton.
  • Parking closed in areas along Highway 210.

Crosby and Ironton open to all those who live, work or visit, along Highway 210, however expect changes.
For more information visit the Highway 210 Crosby-Ironton project at www.mndot.gov/d3/crosby-ironton, or contact MnDOT Construction Project Manager Kirk Allen, at 218-828-5739 or kirk.allen@state.mn.us.
When complete in September, the $6.5 million project will provide a smoother road surface, improve drainage, and update pedestrian accessibility through Crosby and Ironton.

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