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Hwy 61 sign replacement nighttime lane closures August 2 and 3

Hwy 61 sign replacement nighttime lane closures August 2 and 3

DULUTH, Minn. –  MnDOT’s districtwide sign replacement project will be requiring nighttime closures on August 2 and 3. Work will start at 8 p.m. and be completed by 6 a.m. On Sunday, August 2, overhead signs on Hwy 61 in Two Harbors and Silver Bay will be replaced. On Monday, August 3, overhead signs at London Road and 26th Avenue East in Duluth will be replaced. One lane each direction both northbound and southbound will remain open at all times with a minimum lane width of 12 feet. Signs being replaced have reached the end of their useful life.

Important reminders for motorists regarding work zone safety:

  • Slow down when approaching every work zone, then navigate through with care and caution.
  • Stay alert; work zones constantly change.
  • Watch for workers and slow moving equipment.
  • Obey posted speed limits. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300.
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel.
  • Be patient; expect delays, especially during peak travel times.

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About the Event

Bring the whole family to an outdoor drive in movie UP to be held at the William Kelley High School parking lot in Silver Bay, Saturday, August 1. Reserve your free ticket now for parking with a reservation for 8:30 PM. The movie will be shown at dusk. The event will include a food truck and concession stand. Food shelf donations will be accepted. Cars will be spaced for social distancing. Please keep 6 foot distance and use masks when using food trucks, concessions, or bathrooms. Sponsored by North Shore Mental Health Group, North Shore Age to Age, and North Shore Area Partners.

Time & Location

Aug 01, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
William Kelley High School Parking Lot, 137 Banks Blvd. Silver Bay, MN 55614

Summer PT Employment Opportunities


The City of Silver Bay is accepting adult & student applications for the 2020 part-time & summer employment (6 months or less positions). Depending upon position and qualifications, wages will range from $10.00/hour – $12.00/hour. Information regarding the positions and applications can be found at call City Hall, Monday through Friday from 8am-4pm. Completed applications should be returned with original signature via mail to City Hall, 7 Davis Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614. Background checks conducted. AA/EOE

Library Clerk Technician Position Opening



The City of Silver Bay is accepting

applications for the position of Part-Time

Library Clerk Technician within the

Silver Bay Public Library.

Application and job description

are available at the Public Library, City Hall,

or online at:

Original signed applications are asked to be returned to 7 Davis Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614 by 7/24/20 before 4:00 PM; however, the position will remain open until filled. Resumes are supplemental to the required application. For more information call 218-226-4331.  EEOA/AA

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