U.S. Highway 2 between Interstate 35 and Boundary Avenue in Proctor is closed as a result of flooding, and will remain shut down much of the summer as crews move ahead with a reconstruction project that already had been planned before this week's damage.
Here are some other updates from around the region:Highway 33 now is open - at least one lane in each direction - at the White Pine River north of Cloquet.Interstate 35 now is open in both directions between Duluth and the Twin Cities.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation made that announcement Thursday afternoon after the southbound lanes had been closed much of the day because of severe flooding. Some ramps in the Moose Lake area remain closed.U.S. Highway 2 is open between Floodwood and Brookston. State Highway 200 between U.S. Highway 2 and State Highway 65 was expected to reopen late Thursday.At last report, traffic was running normally on U.S. Highways 2/53 at the Nemadji River in Superior. State Highway 61 Expressway closed at Knife River with detour in place; Scenic 61 is open to Two Harbors. State Highway 61 open at Silver Creek Tunnel, with shoulder damage. U.S. Highway 53 is now open past the Miller Hill Mall. Maple Grove Road is open in the same area; parts of Mall Drive may remain closed. State Highway 23 closed at Fond du Lac. State Highway 210 closed through Jay Cooke State Park. State Highway 210 closed east of McGregor. State Highway 65 closed south of McGregor. State Highway 73 closed west of Moose Lake. State Highway 73 and County Road 61 closed at Moose Lake. Wisconsin Highway 13 is closed in Butternut because of flooding. Midway Road is closed at the Midway River between Highways 2 and 35 Jean Duluth Road is closed at the Lester River, near Zimmerman RoadClick on the link with this story for more information on St. Louis County roads.
For updated information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.
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