Construction on Highway 61 at the Silver Creek bridge north of Two Harbors is underway. Contractors will complete the realignment of Highway 61, realign Silver Cliff Road, and complete stream restoration. Work will be complete in late September.
Paving on Highway 61 at Stewart River will occur September 5 through 8, weather dependent. Motorists should expect intermittent flagging and traffic stoppages of up to ten minutes. The turn lane at Silver Fox Lane near Silver Creek will also be paved at this time.
On September 11, MnDOT will be shifting traffic on Highway 61 at Stewart River. Northbound traffic will be placed on the rehabilitated historic Stewart River bridge while southbound traffic will remain on the bridge that was constructed last year as part of this project. Motorists should expect flaggers while traffic is shifted and pavement markings are installed. Work is expected to be complete at Stewart River at the end of September.
There will be no bike or pedestrian access through the construction zone.