Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61 Pigeon River Bridge Re-deck

Cook County

Traffic Impacts

Bridge pavement work will occur on May 29. Motorists can expect single lane traffic controlled by flaggers.

About this project

A rendering of the Pigeon River bridge project at the U.S. and Canadian border.

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Summary of work

The Pigeon River Bridge deck will be replaced, including new bridge surfacing, railing, guardrail, lighting and approach grading.

Bridge will be reduced to a single lane of traffic alternating directions during construction.

Project benefits

  • Improved lighting
  • Provide smoother road surface
  • Extend bridge life
  • Reduces maintenance upkeep and costs