Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Highway 23 Culvert Replacements

St. Louis County

About this project

A rendering of the Hwy 23 culvert work at US Steel Creek and Gogebic Creek.

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Summary of work

  • For US Steel Creek, the deteriorating drainage structure is resulting in reduced hydraulic capacity and distress to Hwy 23. Culvert replacement will provide for adequate hydraulic capacity, structural stability, and road core integrity.
  • For Gogebic Creek, the deteriorating drainage structure is resulting in reduced hydraulic capacity, distress to Hwy 23 and Willard Munger Trail. Culvert replacement will provide for adequate hydraulic capacity, structural stability and road core integrity.

Traffic impacts

  • US Steel Creek culvert construction will require a detour of Hwy 23 onto West Gary Street and Becks Road as part of this project. The detour is expected to last 3 weeks.
  • Gogebic Creek culvert construction will reduce Hwy 23 traffic to one lane in each direction for the duration of the project.