Motorists to encounter roadwork and a detour on Hwy 6 from the Cass/Itasca county line located 11 miles north of Remer to Hwy 2 between Deer River and Cohasset.
Hwy 6 detoured
Expect hard closures within the work zone, use alternate routes
Crews will replace pipes beneath Hwy 6 from north to south.
Work begins May 12 at the Hwy 6 and Co. Rd. 11 intersection
Summary of work
Repave 10 miles of asphalt road surface
Reconstruct road to add a left turn-lane at Itasca Co. Rd. 11
Make drainage repairs and replace pipes beneath Hwy 6:
South of Co. Rd. 234
North of Co. Rd. 251
Between the south and north junction of Itasca Co. Rd. 117
South of Itasca Co. Rd. 165
Install mumble/rumble strips
Make other repairs as needed
Detour in progress
Crews will focus on two segments—first north, then south of Itasca Co. Rd. 63.
Hwy 6 closed from Itasca Co. Rd. 28 near Leighton Lake and Hwy 2 between Deer River and Cohasset. Follow detour signs along Itasca Co. Rd. 28, Cass Co. Rd. 65, 88th Ave. NE, 124th St. NE, Itasca Co. Rd. 18 and Itasca Co. Rd. 11 to Hwy 2 west of Deer River
Access will remain open to those who live, work or visit those along the Hwy 6 work zone. However, expect changes, gravel or grooved road surfaces, flaggers, periodic stops, alternate one-way traffic and use of a pilot car. Temporary hard closures will occur to replace pipes (north to south) beneath the road. Use the nearest open access to enter or exit the work area.
Safety is our number one priority
For your safety and ours, please stay out of closed or barricaded areas, follow work zone signs, be alert for flaggers and be prepared to stop. Expect workers and equipment along multiple areas of this project.