Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 73 bridge and culvert replacement

St. Louis County

Traffic impacts

Bridge work at Swan River will resume on June 6 and require a signal-controlled, single lane bypass. Work is expected to last for three weeks.

About this project

Summary of work

A rendering of the Detour on St Louis County Hwy 18 to Itasca County Hwy 20 to MN 65 to US 169.

Project location map. Click image to enlarge.

  • Bridge replaced over the West Swan River and the turn lane to County Hwy 16 extended.
  • Deteriorating metal culvert replaced with concrete box culvert