Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Sept. 9, 2022

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Hwy 61 Stewart River bridge traffic change Sept. 12

DULUTH, Minn. – Construction on the Highway 61 Stewart River bridge will end for the season on Sept. 12, and traffic will switch from the current historic bridge to the newly constructed bridge. Traffic will remain head-to-head on the new bridge through completion of the project in fall 2023. Work in 2023 will include rehabilitation of the historic bridge.

Construction will continue on the Hwy 61 Silver Creek bridge through early October.

For more information about the projects, please visit the website at mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy61-bridges.