Current road closures
Roads are closed or detoured in northeastern Minnesota due to flood damage that occured during a major thunderstorm Tuesday night, June 19.
For updated information, call 511 or visit http://www.511mn.org
Current road closures/restrictions (last updated 6/22/2012, 4:30 p.m.):
Hwy 2 from I-35 to Boundary Avenue in Proctor, closed
Hwy 23 from Hwy 39 in New Gary Duluth to just south of the St. Louis River in Fond Du Lac, closed
Hwy 61 at Knife River, closed, detour in place
Hwy 73 near County Hwy 61 at the south end of Moose Lake, closed
Hwy 73 west of Moose Lake and about five miles north of Hwy 27, closed
Hwy 73 about three miles north of Floodwood, closed, detour in place
Hwy 73 about four miles north of Floodwood, closed, detour in place
Hwy 210 through Jay Cooke State Park, closed
Hwy 210 from McGregor to Tamarack, closed, detour in place
Numerous road shoulders are also washed out due to flooding on Tuesday night.
Motorists should plan accordingly. When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.