Iron Range

Highway 169 Temporary Lane Closures Begin July 17
Summer is the season of road construction!  As we near the half-way point to the summer construction season, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are alerting drivers to some work that will require temporary lane closures well into fall.
Review Of HooDoo Point Campground In Tower, MN
I recently officiated a wedding at Fortune Bay Casino. That's about 2 hours from our home in Duluth, so we decided to stay at a campground nearby and chose the HooDoo Point Campground.  We had driven through it the year before and liked the sites right on the lake. After staying there for …
Highway 73 Roundabout Public Meeting Scheduled For June 28
Residents on the Iron Range will get an update about one of two roundabouts under construction right now.  The roundabout in Chisholm - where Highway 73 and County Road 5 intersect - will be the focus of a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 28 at the Chisholm Senior Center.  The meeting…
You Could Name The New Highway 53 Bridge On The Iron Range
Construction continues on the new 1,100-foot  bridge that spans the Rouchleau Pit east of Virginia as part of the Highway 53 Relocation Project.  Work began in 2015 and is expected to wrap up this fall - ushering in a new route for the arterial roadways that cuts its way through the Iron R…
What Will The New Highway 53 Bridge Look Like? [Video]
If you've been following the Highway 53 Relocation Project on the Iron Range, you've no doubt heard about the bridge they're building that will cross Rouchleau Pit - just to the east of the City of Virginia. When it's done and the new highway is open, that bridge will be the tall…

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