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Nov. 8, 2021

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Hwy 61 near Two Harbors bridge construction complete for 2021

DULUTH, Minn. – Construction at Silver Creek on Hwy 61 north of Two Harbors is complete for the 2021 construction season. Work completed this fall includes the temporary bypass and surcharges at Silver Creek.
Hwy 61 traffic will remain on the temporary bypass at Silver Creek through the winter and 2022 construction season. The bypass has 11’ lane widths and travelers will encounter a 35 mph advisory speed zone through the bypass.

Construction operations on the project will resume in May 2022, at both Silver Creek and Stewart River. Find more details and project maps on the project website.