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Marathon will snarl traffic

This weekend’s Grandma’s Marathon events will cause delays for traffic headed to Duluth and the North Shore.

On Saturday an Interstate 35 and Highway 61 detour is in place in Duluth to accommodate the morning marathon. The traditional detour route through downtown is under construction this year. Adjustments to the detour required to avoid the construction are going to result in longer delays than normal.

Those heading to Duluth over the weekend can expect long delays. Plan ahead and consider alternate routes or using navigation apps to avoid delays associated with Grandma’s Marathon weekend....

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