Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Culvert replacement and repair

Northeast Minnesota

Traffic impacts

Hwy 65 south of Pengilly will be detoured from September 7-19. The detour route takes Itasca County Road 12 to Hwy 169.

  • Hwy 61 work take place September 27 - October 16 with a detour on Lake County Road 4 to County Road 5.
  • Hwy 1 north of Ilgen City work will take place September 18-27 with single lane traffic with flaggers and shoulder closures.
  • Hwy 169 in Hibbing work will take place September 25 - October 6 with lane and shoulder closures.
    Highway 65 detour map

    Map of the Highway 65 detour. Click to enlarge.

    Highway 61 detour map

    Map of the detour of Highway 61. Click to enlarge.

About this project

Summary of work

This project will repair and replace deteriorated culverts and drainage structures to provide for adequate hydraulic capacity, stream stability, and road core integrity.

Culvert locations

  • Highway 1 north of Illgen City in Lake County
  • Highway 53 near Central Lakes in St. Louis County
  • Highway 61 near Silver Bay in Lake County
  • Highway 61 near Split Rock in Lake County
  • Highway 65 south of Pengilly in Itasca County
  • Highway 65 north of Nashwauk in Itasca County
  • Highway 73 north of Balkan Township in St. Louis County
  • Highway 135 near Embarrass in St. Louis County
  • Highway 169 in Hibbing in St. Louis County