Project work begins May 26. Work will start with shoulder widening on both the east and west end of the projects. On the west end, traffic will remain in designated lanes. On the east end of Biwabik, traffic will switch to south side of Hwy 135 from east of 7th Avenue North to County Highway 4. Lane restrictions of 11 foot width will be in place.
Upcoming traffic impacts
Will be determined as project design moves forward
Detour may be needed for city utility replacement work
About this project
Summary of work
Highway reconstruction including:
Curb and gutter
City water main replacement
Storm sewer replacement
Sanitary sewer replacement
2020 Construction – May to September, all work except from 1st Avenue to 6th Avenue
2021 Construction – May to October, remaining work between 1st Avenue to 6th Avenue
MnDOT’s Complete Streets philosophy is being used to better accommodate all users of the corridor. As a part of the philosophy, highway lane and parking widths will be narrowed for traffic calming purposes and to make additional space available for other uses.
Rendering of Biwabik Main Street design concept
Fly-through animation of proposed project (subject to change)