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Sept. 30, 2022

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Hwy 61 Silver Creek bridge traffic change Oct. 3

DULUTH, Minn. – On Monday, Oct. 3, Hwy 61 traffic will be shifted onto the newly constructed Silver Creek Bridge and temporary bypass. The intersection of Loop Road and Hwy 61 will also reopen on Oct. 3. During the switch, traffic will be reduced to a single lane under flaggers. Grading work will continue at Silver Creek through late October with no traffic impacts expected.

Work on both the Stewart River Bridge and the Silver Creek bridge will resume in spring 2023.

For more information about the projects, please visit the Hwy 61-Bridges website.