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Nov. 7, 2023

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Hwy 1/Hwy 169 tree clearing to start Nov. 15

DULUTH, Minn. –The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be starting tree clearing work on Highway 1/Highway 169 south of Tower on Nov. 15. Motorists should expect shoulder and lane closures in work areas. Clearing work is to prevent ice buildup due to trees shading the roadway.
This work is in addition to completed pavement resurfacing between the Pike River Bridge and Highway 135. For more information, please visit the project website: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/hwy1-hwy169/index.html