Drivers who use Highway 1 between Ely and Highway 61 will encounter a 37-mile detour between Isabella and Finland, beginning Monday August 19.  The detour is required as contractors replace culverts in Murphy City.  The project will last approximately four days.  Additional grading work will continue through mid-September.

  • Northbound motorists will be detoured on Lake County Road 7 and Forest Road 172 (Wanless Road).
  • Southbound motorists will be detoured on Forest Road 172 (Wanless Road) and Lake County Road 7.

The majority of this detour will take motorists on gravel roads.

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