Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 1, 2017

Highway 73 Kettle River Bridge in Carlton County open to traffic September 1

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists travelling on Hwy 73 in Carlton County will no longer encounter a detour. The newly constructed Hwy 73 bridge over the west branch of the Kettle River opened to traffic this afternoon.

Weekday lane closures will still be needed through Friday, September 15 to complete bridge painting and the installation of final pavement markings. 

There will be no restrictions to traffic on weekends for the remainder of the project.

For more information visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d1/projects/hwy73kettleriver/index.html

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.