Road Construction & Traffic Updates

Single Lane Closures on Highway 1 Start Aug. 21

DULUTH, Minn. - Single lane closures will be encountered along Highway 1 between Isabella and Ely beginning Monday, Aug. 21, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Work will continue through October and traffic will be restricted to a single…

Tree Removal Project Begins Aug. 22 in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin removing dead and dying trees and branches at several locations in Duluth. The project will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 22 and is expected to be completed by Thursday, Aug. 24.…

West Michigan Street Bike Lane Experiment Over

DULUTH, Minn. - West Michigan Street's protected bike lane experiment is over and the street is back to normal. Nearly nine-hundred surveys were filled out about the project. Results are…

Duluth Unveils Street Repair Plan

DULUTH, Minn. - Duluth streets are a problem for virtually every driver. However Mayor Emily Larson thinks she has a solution. "I am announcing a referendum for voters…

Patch Work Begins on I-35 from Grand Ave to Hwy 2

DULUTH, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that a large-scale pavement patching project has started on Interstate 35. The project includes the section of I-35 from Grand Avenue to Highway 2 in Duluth. Crews will be using several…

County Road 13 Temporarily Closed Tuesday

COOK COUNTY, Minn. - The Cook County Law Enforcement has announced the temporary closure of County Road 13 for sub-grade repair work, on Tuesday Aug. 1. The closure will begin at 6 a.m. and run until work is complete -…

Temporary Road Closure Planned for Fisherman's Road

CASS LAKE, Minn. - The Chippewa National Forest has announced a temporary week-long road closure on Fisherman's Road (Forest Road 2384) near Lake Winnibigoshish. The closure from Aug. 14 to Aug. 18 will be located 1.5 miles south of Itasca…

Highway 135 Detour Route Changes Monday, July 31

VIRGINIA, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports a new detour route on the Highway 53 relocation project effective Monday, July 31. The detour rouge will change to follow Highway 53 south to Highway 37, and then west to…

Spirit Valley Days Traffic Advisory

DULUTH, Minn. - Spirit Valley Days kicks off on Wednesday, August 2, with several events resulting in several road closures. Through the duration of events from August 2 to August 6 the following streets will be barricaded and closed: Ramsey…

Highway 53 to be Open to Traffic This November

VIRGINIA, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation built the original roadway in 1960, on land owned by mining companies. In 2010, the lease on the land expired and since then,…

Kenwood Avenue Improvements Set to Begin July 31

DULUTH, Minn. - A street rehabilitation and construction project is set to begin on Kenwood Avenue at the College Street intersection next week, according to the City of Duluth. The goal of the project is to improve road conditions, better…

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