Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 7, 2017

Work postponed: Hwy 6 Remer to Itasca County resurfacing

BAXTER, Minn. –The Highway 6 resurfacing work near Remer, scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 12, has been postponed until further notice. We will send an update out once rescheduled (tentatively late-July or early-August).

The lane closures will occur on Highway 6 between Highway 200 in Remer and the Cass/Itasca county line, near Willow Lake, from sunrise to sunset, up to seven days per week, through August.

Flaggers and a pilot car will allow one-way, alternating traffic through the daily work zone. Motorists approaching the work zone must slow down and be prepared to stop, obey the flagger, and follow the pilot car through the work zone. Motorists entering a work zone from driveways or roads that intersect Highway 6 must wait for the pilot car to pass, then follow it through the work zone.

The closures are needed while crews resurface 11 miles of Highway 6 in Cass County, and add rumble strips along segments of the roadway. When complete, the project will provide a smoother ride, improve safety and extend the life of the roadway.

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