June 11th is the kick-off date for the Highway 53 bridge project near Cotton. Traffic will be restricted to a single-lane bypass as a new bridge is built over the Paleface River. That single-lane bypass is less than a mile long, but motorists may encounter backups.
Are you keeping track of all the road construction projects going on around the Northland this summer? I've lost count. But, get ready to add one more: A road renewal project near Cotton on Highway 53 begins on May 21st.