Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Silver Creek and Stewart River bridges

Lake County

About this project

Map of the Silver Creek bridge and the Stewart River bridge

Project location map

Silver Creek Bridge

  • Construction of new bridge replacing box culvert and including bike/ped crossing on bridge
  • Stream restoration
  • Extension of old Hwy 61 to align with Loop Road with sidewalk from bridge to old Hwy 61 extension and provisions for future DNR trail under new bridge
  • New pavement in work zone
  • Tree clearing as needed   

Stewart River Bridge

  • Rehabilitation of historic bridge with new bike/ped crossing
  • Historic bridge will carry northbound TH 61 traffic
  • Construction of new bridge inland of historic bridge to carry southbound TH 61 traffic
  • Turn lanes at County Rd 3 and Betty's Pies
  • New pavement in work zone
  • Tree clearing as needed

Project maps

Silver Creek map

Silver Creek project map. Click to enlarge.

Stewart River map

Stewart River project map. Click to enlarge.

Traffic impacts

Two lanes of traffic will be maintained throughout majority of construction.

Virtual public meeting

MnDOT hosted a virtual public meeting on Nov. 18, 2020. For those unable to attend the meeting, a recording is posted below.

Past meetings

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
5:30 - 7 p.m.
American Legion
614 1st Ave., Two Harbors, MN