July 2,2020—Reclamation on the Gunflint Trail (CSAH 12) will begin next week and is expected to take two to three weeks. This project being done by KGM Contractors, Inc. consists of reconditioning with stabilized full depth reclamation and paving between Trout Lake Road and Pine Mountain Rd. Paving is expected to start in late July and take approximately three weeks, weather permitting. According to Interim Department Head, Mike Tardy, P.E., traffic will be restricted to one lane, with a pilot car leading traffic through the construction zone.
Additionally, Northland Constructors of Duluth will be constructing a bypass road at the Two Island River on Cramer Road (CSAH 1) next week. Traffic will be rerouted on the bypass during the double box culvert replacement, which is expected to take four to five weeks, weather permitting.
The Highway Department urges motorists to plan accordingly and drive with caution in all work zones.