Construction is expected to start May 6.
Starting May 6, the truck detour will begin with through truck traffic being routed on Cty Rd 7. A temporary signal is now active at 5th Ave W and Cty Rd 7.
Southbound vehicular traffic will be detoured on CSAH 7 to 8th Ave W. Northbound traffic will have a detour on Wisconsin St and Broadway Ave.
Stage 2A - Early May to Late July: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Dig Site Work and 3rd Avenue West to Broadway
Stage 2C - Early May to Late June: 8th Avenue West to 3rd Avenue West (Lake/South Side)
Stage 2B - Late June to Early September: 8th Ave W to 3rd Ave W (Inland/North Side)
Stage 2D - Early to Late September: 8th Avenue West to 3rd Avenue West bumpouts and finishing work
About this project
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Summary of work
- Reconstruct and resurface Hwy 61 through Grand Marais, improve accessibility, replace box culverts