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Highway 61 single-lane closures begin Monday in Beaver Bay area

Jun 16, 2018 07:05AM ● Published by Editor

 By The Lake County News-Chronicle on June 15, 2018


Motorists traveling on Highway 61 will encounter single-lane closures and a pilot car beginning Monday, June 18, in the Beaver Bay area

Crews will begin resurfacing work on an already underway improvement project. Resurfacing will take place in beginning in the Lafayette Bluff Tunnel area and moving south to the Gooseberry, Beaver Bay and Illgen City areas.

Twelve-foot width restrictions and 60-foot length restrictions will be in place.

Motorists are asked to use caution in the work areas.

Benefits of the improvement project include additional left turn lanes to improve traffic flow, improved signal functionality and a smoother pavement surface.

For more information, visit dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/hwy61twoharbors/index.html.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.

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