Highway 61 lane closures
Motorist traveling on Highway 61 north of Silver Bay this week will experience some lane closures.
At the Baptism River motorists will encounter alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance activities beginning Monday, Sept. 11 and lasting through Thursday, Sept. 14. Motorists may encounter delays.
Closures will alternate from northbound to southbound lanes as needed. A flagging operation will be in place to move traffic through the work area.
Width restrictions are also in place. Loads should not be wider than 10 feet.
Minnesota Department of Transportation asks that motorists use caution when driving in the work area.