Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 26, 2016

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Hwy 61 bridge project begins May 31 near Grand Marais

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Highway 61, four miles northeast of Grand Marais, will be restricted to a single lane as a bridge replacement project begins Tuesday, May 31. The project is scheduled for completion Oct. 28, 2016.

Traffic impacts:
Single lane traffic, one direction at a time, controlled by signals or a flagger. Motorists should expect delays.

The Devil Track River Bridge will be replaced during this project. 

For more information about this project please visit: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy-61-Devil-Track-River.

The completed project will provide a new, safer bridge and smoother pavement.