Road Construction & Traffic Updates

Michigan Street Utilities Upgrade Scheduled

DULUTH, Minn. - The City of Duluth Public Works and Utilities is partnering with Minnesota Power to conduct utility work along Michigan Street, set to begin on Monday, May 1. The project will include replacing electrical ducts, gas infrastructure, and…

Oliver Bridge Construction Begins Today

DULUTH, Minn.-The Oliver Railroad Bridge rehabilitation project began today. This is the second year Canadian National Railroad has worked on the bridge, with the goal of making it stronger. The work will cause…

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.…

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