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Cross River Bridge on North Gunflint Lake Road Next Week closed for two days

the Cross River Bridge on North Gunflint Lake Road  Lake Superior News

COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA - March 16, 2018 –(LSN)  Repairs to the Cross River Bridge on North Gunflint Lake Rd are expected to begin Wednesday, March 21 of next week. This is a cooperative project with MnDOT to repair this bridge in response to recent bridge inspection findings, and before the Walleye Fishing Opener in May.

The bridge needs to be closed for two days while crews stabilize its timber decking. Emergency services will be accommodated, if needed, during the work. The bridge will be reduced to one-lane after temporary repairs are completed.

Cook County is actively working on an Alternatives Analysis with the goal of replacing this bridge with a permanent solution within the next three years. A Public Input Session will be held this summer to offer residents and property owners an opportunity to discuss the long-term options for this bridge.

Thank you for your patience and attention to work zone safety while work is being done.  



About Cook County Minnesota

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Cook County is at the tip of Minnesota's Arrowhead region in the remote northeastern part of the state, stretching from the shores of Lake Superior to the US-Canada border. By land it borders Ontario, Canada to the north, and Lake County, MN to the west.  The highest point in Minnesota, Eagle Mountain is 2,301 feet and the highest lake,  Total Area equals 3,339.72 sq miles

Cook County is home to three national protected areas:
Grand Portage National Monument
Superior National Forest
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Cook County include:
 Grand Marais     Lutsen Mountains
 Gunflint Trail      Superior Hiking Trail
 Grand Portage 

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