Road Construction & Traffic Updates

Highway 169 Cross Range Expressway Work Begins

DULUTH, Minn. - Crews have started their wok on the Highway 169 Cross Range Expressway project. Motorists will see crews doing grading and other excavation work in the area. A two-lane bypass, using portable…

Traffic Advisory for Fitger's 5K Race Saturday, April 22

DULUTH, Minn. - On Saturday, April 22 starting at 8:30 a.m., traffic will be diverted from portions of Superior Street in downtown Duluth, Lake Avenue, and Railroad Street for the Fitger's 5K Foot Race. "No Parking" areas will be posted…

Rock Blasting Begins on Highway 169 Project Near Ely

DULUTH, Minn. - Motorists may be temporarily stopped on Highway 169 in the Eagles Nest Lake Area just west of Ely beginning on Monday, April 17, as rock blasting begins for the highway reconstruction project. Large trucks will be hauling…

MnDOT Announces 2017 State Road Construction Projects

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday, $1 billion in state road and bridge projects that will be conducted statewide this year. The 211 projects, many of which are already underway, will help keep the state's…

Duluth Ramp Closures Scheduled for Bridge Inspections

DULUTH, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be inspecting bridge on April 24, 25, and 27, and will need to close traffic lanes and detour traffic during the inspections. Closures include: April 24: Ramp from northbound I-535 to…

Bridge Maintenance Scheduled in Duluth Area

DULUTH, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be performing bridge preventative maintenance by cleaning all state bridge in the Duluth area beginning Monday April 10 through Friday, April 28.…

Work Resumes on Highway 23 Reconstruction Project

DULUTH, Minn.-Work resumed today on the Highway 23 reconstruction project in West Duluth. Motorists are being restricted to a single lane near Freemont Street as crews construct a new storm sewer system…

MnDOT Reminds of Work Zone Awareness

DULUTH, Minn. - Each year in Minnesota almost 800 crashes happen just in work zones alone. It’s why the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking to raise awareness during the week of…

Wisconsin Traffic Crashes Kill 28 People in March

MADISON, Wis. - Preliminary data shows that 28 people died in Wisconsin traffic crashes for the month of March, seven fewer than March of 2016, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Last month was tied for the second safest…

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