Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 61 intersection safety improvements

St. Louis and Lake counties

Traffic impacts

Expect lane closures on Hwy 61 beginning July 2024.

About this project

A rendering of the Hwy 61 intersections improvement project.

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Construct intersection safety improvements and/or add left turn lanes.

  • Homestead Road
  • Alseth Road
  • Salakka Road
  • Short Road
  • Sannes Road

RCUT/RCI information

The University of Minnesota is gathering information on public knowledge of reduced conflict intersections. Researchers have created a demonstration that includes some survey questions, informational slides, testimonial videos and a space to provide additional feedback. Please take a few moments to look through information and fill out this survey to give your feedback.

To learn more about Reduced Conflict Intersections (RCI), please follow the links below.