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MnDOT responds to grumbles about rumbles

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

After an outpouring of complaints, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has decided to fill centerline rumble strips on Highway 61 in Lake and Cook counties.
MnDOT officials estimate that a few hundred individual contacts, including a petition…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Road construction season nears

April 5, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Lake County motorists on Highway 61 north of Two Harbors and Highway 1 between Highway 61 and Ely can expect more delays due to road construction this summer. Continue Reading

Grand opening celebration planned for Split Rock River Wayside

October 6, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A grand opening ribbon- cutting event will begin at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14 to celebrate the design improvements made at the Split Rock River Wayside and trailhead to the Superior Hiking Trail. Continue Reading

Rock slide litters Hwy. 61 near tunnel

September 8, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

It’s a rare occurrence, but the Silver Creek Cliff tunnel experienced a small rock slide that covered Highway 61 Aug. 31.
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Road work creeps along on Hwy. 61

August 18, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Minnesota’s government shutdown in July delayed the State Highway 61 reconstruction project near Split Rock Lighthouse State Park but work is progressing, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said this week. Continue Reading

Government shutdown preps cause traffic delays on Hwy 61

June 30, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

As Minnesota Department of Transportation crews prepare for a potential state government shutdown, drivers can expect delays on Highway 61 north of Two Harbors. Continue Reading

Two injured after motorcycle hits deer on Hwy 61

June 30, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Two people were injured Saturday when the motorcycle they were riding hit a deer on state Highway 61 in Lake County north of Two Harbors in Silver Creek Township. Continue Reading

Hwy 61 reopened after rain causes damage

June 30, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Highway 61 between Lake County Road 3 and Lake County Road 4 is reopened, after last week’s heavy rains washed away the temporary gravel road. Continue Reading