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Hwy 61 Stewart River bridge construction to start on Monday

Apr 14, 2022 10:48AM ● By Editor
From the Minnesota Department of Transportation • April 14, 2022

Construction on Hwy 61 at the Stewart River bridge north of Two Harbors will begin on Monday, April 18.

Crews will begin constructing a new bridge parallel to the historic bridge. Traffic will remain on existing Hwy 61 with 12’ lanes and no shoulders.


The Kelsey Beach parking lot will also close on April 18. Project work will continue through mid-September and resume in 2023. 


Construction at the Silver Creek bridge is expected to begin on May 16, 2022. 


For more information about the projects, please visit the 
project web page.