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Aug. 18, 2023

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Hwy 2 work at Hwy 65 to start Aug. 23

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be starting work on Highway 2 near the intersection with Highway 65 on August 23. From August 23 through 31, motorists can expect shoulder closures on Highway 2 between Wawina and Highway 200 and near the intersection of Highway 65 for culvert cleaning and repairs.

Milling and paving on Highway 2 from Wawina to Highway 200 will start on September 6 and continue until September 23. Motorists should expect single lane traffic with flaggers and a pilot car during work operations.

A roundabout at Highway 2 and Highway 65 will be constructed in 2024. For more information, please visit the project website at mndot.gov/d1/projects/swanriverroundabout.