Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 73 resurfacing project

St. Louis County

Traffic impacts

Hwy 73 project map
Hwy 73 project map. Click for larger PDF version.

Single lane closures north of Floodwood in the areas being resurfaced.

A short bypass is needed for the work being done at the railroad crossing in Floodwood.

12-foot width restrictions will be in place at the work locations during construction.

Please check 511.mn.org for current work locations.

Work phasing plan

Summary of work

  • Mile marker 18 to 25 (south of Cromwell) resurfacing
  • Mile marker 31.3 to 33.6 (north of Cromwell) resurfacing
  • Mile marker 43.1 to 43.7 (Floodwood) resurfacing and accessibility improvements
  • Mile marker 48 to 69.6 (north of Floodwood) resurfacing

Project Improvements

In Floodwood

  • New curb and gutter and sidewalk
  • Upgraded curb ramps on Highway 2
  • 2-inch mill and 2-inch overlay
  • North of Floodwood River, road width reduced and parking removed
  • Minor city utility work—sanitary sewer

Rural segments

  • Six culvert replacements
  • North of Floodwood — Rural segment 1.5-inch mill and 3-inch overlay including shoulders

Past meetings

A public meeting was held May 11, 2017