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Road construction projects may cause delays through Labor Day weekend

DULUTH, MN– Labor Day weekend is upon us, and transportation officials want those who are traveling to be aware of some construction projects in our area.

In Wisconsin, WisDOT says construction on most highway projects will stop by noon on Friday, and won’t resume until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd for the safety of motorists and workers.

Last year, throughout Labor Day weekend, traffic crashes killed seven people, and injured 355 people throughout the state of Wisconsin.

In Sawyer County, U.S. 63 from Hayward to Seeley is open to traffic, however passing lanes in Seeley and Cable will be closed over the holiday, and drivers should expect reduced speeds in the area.

Click here for a list of projects throughout the state of Wisconsin.

Here is a list of road construction projects in Minnesota which could cause delays:

Click here for more details and a full list of the construction projects in Minnesota.

Austin Haskins

Meteorologist/Web Producer

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