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Aug. 10, 2023

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Hwy 23 culvert work in western Duluth starts Aug. 14

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin work on Highway 23 on culverts in the Riverside and Gary New Duluth neighborhoods in western Duluth on August 14.

Work on the Gogebic Creek culvert in Riverside will begin on August 14. Highway 23 vehicular traffic is not impacted during 2023 operations. The Munger Trail will be fully closed and detoured. The detour route takes Riverwest Drive to Highway 23 sidewalk to Grand Avenue Place to 93rd Avenue West and will be in place until approximately October 7. 

The replacement of the US Steel Creek culvert in Gary underneath Highway 23 will start on August 21 and require a vehicular traffic detour. The detour route takes Becks Road to Gary Street and will be in place until October 25.

Find more information and maps on the project website at mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy23-culvert.