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21st Avenue East Intersection To Close Starting August 23

Construction work on 4th Street will result in the closure of heavily-used intersection at 21st Avenue East - starting August 23. The project is part of the total rebuild of 4th Street. A detour will be posted directing drivers to use 24th Avenue East and Kent Road.

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Steve Tanko
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Belknap Street Project Update For August 22

What's new with the Belknap Street Project? In two words - a lot! Work crews have made significant progress on the multi-year project that is midway through its 2017 season.

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Large Tree Falls In Central Park, Injuring 4 People
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MNDOT To Perform Tree Removal Along Some Duluth Roads

Heads up!  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be removing dead and dying trees along some roadways in Duluth starting Tuesday, August 22...

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Comstock Lake Road To Close For Bridge Replacement

A month-long project to replace the bridge on Comstock Lake Road will close the roadway to traffic until it's complete.  Work will begin on August 21 according to officials with St. Louis County.

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Oliver Bridge Project Extended Into November [Update]

The multi-year project to rehabilitate the Oliver Bridge will last a little longer this season.  The original timeline for this years project had it ending in September;  a new post on the Douglas County Highway department's Facebook page now says that work will continue until November 1, 2017...

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Manholes Pop Up Near Empire State Building
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South Superior Tower Avenue Sees Roadwork

If you've driven through South Superior during the last week or so you've probably noticed the road work  that is happening on Tower Avenue.  According to the City of Superior, the project is related to manhole and pavement work in the area.

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Duluth’s “Can Of Worms” Intersection Continues Its Path Towards A Rebuild

Dallas has "The Zipper".  Boston has "The Big Dig".  Duluth has the "Can of Worms" intersection.  One of the iconic on/off-ramps in the Twin Ports continues its path towards a rebuild or replacement.

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Highway 73 Roundabout Project Starts August 14

A major road project kicks off on Monday, August 14 in Chisholm, Minnesota.  Work crews with St. Louis County will begin the process of constructing a roundabout on the south end of town where Highway 73 meets up with the new route of Highway 5.  A detour will be in place during the two-month process.

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What Are The Top Five Suggested Names For The New Highway 53 Bridge?

Back in June we reported that Explore Minnesota was having a contest to solicit names for the soon-to-open bridge east of Virginia - part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project.  While the winner wasn't guaranteed that their submission would be the final name chosen by state authorities, they would win a gift card and their name would be forwarded to the state legislature for consideration.

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Tougher Sentencing Blamed For Crowded Prisons
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St. Louis County Warns Of Fake Driveway Contractor

This time of year is made for legitimate outdoor projects;  from roofing and siding to asphalt and landscaping, the mid-summer months are a hive of activity for contractors.  Unfortunately, it's also prime season for scammers.

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I-35 Patching Project To Affect Drivers The Next Two Weeks

If you noticed some road work on I-35 this afternoon, it's part of a project that will occur the next few weeks.  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will progress on a large-scale asphalt patching project during the daytime hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  The schedule was designed to have limited impact on drive-time hours.

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Bridge Replacement On Highway 88 Starts August 7

A project to replace the bridge the crosses Burntside River west of Ely will begin on Monday, August 7.  The existing bridge on Highway 88 - which was constructed in 1938 - has reached the end of its serviceable life.

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