Road Construction and Bridges-imported

Highway 5 West of Chisholm to Close

Next step in a two year project to re-align CSAH 5

The next step in a two year project to re-align County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 5 west of Chisholm begins Monday, September 19. The segment of CSAH 5 from Trunk Highway (TH) 169 to CSAH 136 will be closed, and all traffic will be detoured into Chisholm via TH 169, TH 73, and CSAH 84. All vehicles traveling to Hibbing Taconite will need to enter from the north via CSAH 84.

Extended Road Closures for Oliver Railroad Bridge Project

CN to replace Oliver Bridge spans, road closures Sept 13-15 and 29

In continuation with CN’s multi-year maintenance and strengthening project on the Oliver railroad bridge over the St. Louis River between Duluth, Minnesota and Oliver, Wisconsin, the west and east spans of the bridge will be replaced on September 14 and 29 respectively.

Blatnik Bridge Traffic Switch on Wednesday

Traffic closures will switch to northbound lanes of the Blatnik

A traffic switch will take place on the Blatnik Bridge on Wednesday September 14. The southbound lanes will reopen and both northbound lanes will close for approximately four weeks. One southbound lane will be open the entire length of the bridge and the other southbound lane will be open along the entire stretch of the bridge except on the center span.

Fatal Accident on Highway 63

Vehicle drives around a barricade of a washed out section of Hwy 63 near Grand View

On July 18, 2016 at around 9:30 A.M, a 911 call was received by the Bayfield County Communications center, from a WisDOT official, who was assessing damage to the washout on Highway 63 just north of Grand View, reporting a vehicle crash.

Wisconsin Receives $4.15 Million for Emergency Road Repairs

U.S. Department of Transporation provides emergency relief funds

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that the immediate availability of $4.15 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads and bridges damaged by heavy rains and subsequent flash flooding in northern Wisconsin.

Duluth Street and Utility Projects Set to Begin July 18th

Necessary projects that are critical to improving streets and utilities get underway

The City of Duluth is taking advantage of the short construction season to work on some necessary projects that are critical to improving streets and utilities. Residents are likely to experience some inconveniences, but the end product will ensure safe, usable transit systems for all residents and visitors alike.