HIghway 61 Flood Repair Projects Begin

By KBJR News 1

HIghway 61 Flood Repair Projects Begin

September 12, 2012 Updated Sep 12, 2012 at 3:58 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Flood repair projects wil begin on Highway 61 between Duluth and Two Harbors.

Drivers traveling on the highway between Lester River Bridge between Two Harbors and Duluth may see single-lane restrictions until November 16 as crews complete repairs from June's flooding.

Although, one lane will remain open in each direction at work sites.

More than 40 locations will be repaired including areas near the Big Sucker River, Knife River, French River, Talmadge River and Schmidt Creek.

Work at the locations will include drainage repairs, grading, shoulder work and debris removal.

Most of the repairs will be done consecutively.

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