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Highway 210 Flood Reconstruction Informational Meeting Happens June 4

The Northland continues it's clean-up and rebuilding efforts following last summers flood.  Along with the Duluth area, one of the hardest-hit areas was just to the south around Jay Cooke State Park.  A meeting being held tonight will focus on the efforts to repair the damage to Highway 210 in the Forbay Lake Area.

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Source: Matti Mattila via flickr
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Highway 53 Relocation May Have A New Alternative Route; Next Coffee And Conversation Meeting Set For June 12

It's a project that's sure to affect thousands of northlanders that travel on Highway 53 on the Iron Range, south of Virginia, Minnesota.  The planning stage of the Highway 53 Relocation Project marches on with another informational meeting set for June 12th.

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Striping And Landscaping Road Work On Highway 1 Near Ely Rescheduled

The project that was scheduled to start on May 20th just south of Ely has been postponed.  Workers had hoped to start a striping and landscaping project that would have put the finishing touches on a job that started last year.

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Highway 1 Near Ely To See Roadwork Starting May 20th

Northlanders driving near Ely should be aware of a road construction project that is slated to begin Monday, May 20th.

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Source: Old Shoe Woman via flickr
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Spring Truck Weight Restrictions Have Been Lifted For Southern Minnesota

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation want to inform drivers that while spring truck weight restrictions on state highways in the Twin Cities Metro and the southern part of the state have been lifted, they are still in effect in the central, north-central, and north frost zones.

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Source: Rosa Say via flickr
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Safe Routes To School Program Gets Funding From Federal Government Via The Minnesota Department Of Transportation

A new grant facilitated by the Minnesota Department of Transportation seeks to make the route to school safer for children in the state.  MnDOT announced the recipients of $3.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes To School.  105 schools in 61 communities will benefit - including some in our area.

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Learn More About The Upcoming Highway 53 Relocation At A Coffee And Conversation Event On Tuesday May 14th

Northland residents and motorists will get another opportunity to learn about the Highway 53 Relocation Project at a Coffee And Conversation Event, Tuesday May 14th at the MnDOT office in Virginia.

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I-35 Road Resumes South Of Duluth On May 6th

The weather postponed the start of the project originally, but it looks like all signs are positive for the road construction project on I-35 just south of Duluth to begin Monday, May 6th.

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MNDOT To Commemorate Worker Memorial Day On April 29th

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will commemorate Worker Memorial Day with several events throughout the state Monday, April 29, honoring the fallen workers who died while working on MnDOT construction and maintenance projects.

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I35 Road Construction Season Starts Up Again Monday April 29th; 2013 Sees Major Projects

Drivers traveling north and south on I-35, just south of Boundary Avenue in Duluth will be restricted to a single lane beginning Monday, April 29th.  Crews will be busy constructing a media crossover - weather permitting.  Motorists will be restricted to a single lane for about a mile.

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Highway 53 Relocation Project Open House To Be Held Monday April 22nd

Arrowhead residents can learn more about the ongoing Highway 53 relocation project - which is expected to move the roadway from it's present site, in the area just south of Virginia - on Monday, April 22nd.  An open house will be held at the Mountain Iron Community Center from 4-7 PM.

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Source: Karmablue via flickr
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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Kicks Off 2013 Road Construction Season With Safety Awareness Campaign

What do you do when you see orange cones on the roadway?  How 'bout orange signs that announce a road construction zone?

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