The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced details of its 2013 state highway construction program today. Included in the list are 34 new or continued projects in District 1, which covers Northeastern Minnesota.

"This will be another big year for road construction in Northeastern Minnesota," District 1 Engineer Duane Hill said. "MnDOT's road construction program includes approximately $97 million in new projects and $29 million in carryover work from last year."

The state highway projects in District One are:

Highway 1

Location: Murphy City

Description: Raise grade and resurface the road, replace culvert.

Cost: $450,000

Date: June-September

Impact: Intermittent, single-lane, flagger-controlled

Highway 1

Location: South of Ely between Forest Roads 553 and 424.

Description: A continuing project to rebuild five miles of highway. Remaining work includes re-establish turf, stripe road

Total cost: $7.1 million; $70,000 this year

Date: November 2011-June

Impact: Short-term lane restrictions

Highway 1

Location: Tower and Ely

Description: Rebuild 25.5 miles highway, repair shoulders

Total cost: $9.3 million; $7 million this year

Date: July 2013-Aug 2014

Impact: Detour, daytime lane closures

Highway 1

Location: Tower and Ely

Description: Resurface 2.5 miles of highway, install pedestrian ramps

Cost: $2.1 million

Date: May-October

Impact: Daytime lane closures

Highways 1, 2, 65, 73 and 169

Location: Various

Description: Repair, replace culverts

Cost: $1.8 million

Date: August-November

Impact: Daytime lane closures

U.S. Highway 2

Location: Boundary Avenue in Duluth

Description: Resurface Highway 2

Total Cost: $3.14 million; $375,000 this year

Date: May 2012-June; 5 to 7 days of work remain

Impact: Daytime lane closures

Highways 2, 18 and 210

Location: Various

Description: Replace signs

Cost: $600,000

Date: August-November

Impact: Intermittent shoulder closures

Highways 2, 53, 61, 200 and 210

Location: Various

Description: Install centerline rumble strips

Cost: $845,000

Date: August-November

Impact: Intermittent single-lane closures

Highway 11

Location: Four miles east of Rainier (Jackfish Bay) and 5.5 miles east of Rainier (Tilson Creek)

Description: Replace Jackfish Bay and Tilson Creek Bridges

Total Cost: $2 million; $300,000 this year

Date: July 2012-June

Impact: Single-lane traffic across the bridge

Highway 18

Location: East of Highway 47 to County Road 61

Description: Replace culvert

Cost: $500,000

Date: June-November

Impact: Intermittent lane closures, flaggers

Highway 23

Location: Highway 210 to just east of 130th Avenue in Fond du Lac

Description: Repair storm sewer and pavement, bituminous paving and ADA improvements (curb ramp)

Cost: $306,570

Date: May-June

Impact: Single lane in each direction

Highway 23

Location: West Duluth

Description: Replace storm sewer, curb, gutters, sidewalks and pavement

Cost: $1 million

Date: July-August

Impact: Northbound lane closure and detour, single-lane southbound

Highway 33

Location: Carlton and St. Louis counties

Description: Resurface highway, repair culverts

Cost: $6.3 million

Date: June-September

Impact: Intermittent, single-lane closures

Highway 53

Location: 4.5 miles south of Highway 1 to just south of Cook

Description: Expand highway to four lanes

Total cost: $32.8 million; $25 million this year

Date: January-September 2014

Impact: Cross-overs, single-lane, flaggers

Highway 61

Location: 26th Avenue East to the Lester River in Duluth

Description: Replace catch basin and repair/replace pipe

Cost: $190,000

Date: June-August

Impact: Parking lane closures, brief single-lane closures

Highway 61

Location: Lake County

Description: Reconstruct Baptism River Rest Area, Tettegouche State Park headquarters

Total cost: $3 million; $2.5 million this year

Date: July 2012-July

Impact: Rest area is closed; park is open

Highway 61

Location: Little Marais

Description: Rebuild 5.27 miles of road and shoulders, install new culverts

Total cost: $7.6 million; $3.7 million this year

Date: July 2013-Oct 2014

Impact: Intermittent detour, intermittent single-lane flagger controlled traffic, single-lane bypass this fall.

Highway 61

Location: London Road in Duluth

Description: Repair historic bluestone arch structures under the road

Total Cost: $1.2 million; $800,000 this year

Date: September-June 2014

Impact: Parking lane closures

Highway 61

Location: Silver Creek Tunnel to Kennedy Creek

Description: Resurface road and install centerline rumble strips

Total Cost: $4 million; $50,000 this year

Date: August 2012-June

Impact: Lane closures

Highways 61, 169, 53, Interstate 35

Location: Various

Description: Resurface segments of the highways

Cost: $1.8 million

Date: July-September

Impact: Daytime lane closures

Highway 65

Location: 11 miles south of the Koochiching County line to five miles south of Hwy 71

Description: Replace 4 box culverts near the Littlefork River

Cost: $3.8 million

Date: June-November

Impact: Lengthy detour, flaggers

Highway 65

Location: Near Pliny

Description: Resurface 15 miles of highway, install new culverts

Cost: $5.4 million

Date: June-September

Impact: Lane closures with flaggers and pilot car

Highway 73

Location: 9.4 miles south of Highway 2 to Highway 2

Description: Resurface the road

Cost: $4.8 million

Date: May-September

Impact: Single-lane closures with flaggers

Highway 123

Location: Near Sandstone

Description: Repair bridge and approaches, construct new sidewalks

Total Cost: $2 million

Date: June-August

Impact: Single-lane closures, temporary signals

Highway 169

Location: 3.6 miles east of Highway 65 to Highway 73 junction near Nashwauk

Description: Resurface the road, replace a culvert

Cost: $6.1 million

Date: June-September

Impact: Single-lane in each direction

Highway 169

Location: Third Street North to 13th Street South in Grand Rapids

Description: Rebuild and widen Highway 169, add turn lanes

Total Cost: $6.5 million $100,000 this year

Date: April 2012-June

Impact: Short-term lane closures

Highway 169

Location: County Road 438 to the Pike River Bridge

Description: Rebuilt Highway 169, add turn lanes

Total Cost: $3.6 million; $1.8 million this year

Date: September 2012-July

Impact: Single-lane, flaggers, detour

Highway 194

Location: Duluth

Description: Improve accessibility between Arlington Avenue and Blackmon Avenue

Cost: $262,500

Date: July-August

Impact: Brief sidewalk closures

Highway 210

Location: Jay Cooke State Park

Description: Build a new bridge and approaches

Cost: $4 million

Date: June-November

Impact: The highway is already closed in this area due to 2012 flood

Highway 210

Location: Thomson Bridge in Carlton County

Description: Apply epoxy chip-seal to deck, paint beams on new bridge

Total Cost: $3.3 million including emergency flood construction; $100,000 this year

Date: May 2012-June

Impact: Intermittent single-lane closures and flagger-controlled traffic

Interstate 35

Location: Four sites between Highway 70 and Carlton County Road 4

Description: Install cable median barrier

Cost: $3.7 million

Date: August-November

Impact: Intermittent, single-lane closures

Interstate 35

Location: Between Esko and Proctor

Description: Rebuild the interstate between east of Esko to Proctor

Total cost: $30.1 million; $15 million this year

Date: May 2012-November

Impact: single-lane in each direction from May to late-fall

Interstate 35

Location: Scanlon

Description: Resurface and paint four bridges

Cost: $3.9 million

Date: August-November

Impact: Intermittent, single-lane closures on I-35; detours for County Roads 13 and 138.

Interstate 535

Location: Blatnik Bridge

Description: Maintain bridge components, replace light system, paint

Total cost: $12.9 million; $5 million this year

Date: May 2012-October

Impact: Single-lane traffic in each direction