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County to spray bike trail, ditches


May 28, 2021

The Carlton County Transportation Department will be spraying herbicides on vegetation growing through the pavement of the St. Louis River bike/pedestrian trail from Minnesota Highway 210 east of the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Carlton north to the Park and Ride lot in Scanlon. They will also be spraying the ditches on county roads 27, 116, 117, 118, 119, 151, 152 and 696.

In some areas the vegetation has caused severe pavement damage, making it difficult for people to use the trail. Vegetation management with selective herbicides controls brush and yet allows grasses to grow unharmed....

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