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  • Skibo Vista Overlook Temporary Closure

    During reconstruction, for public safety, Skibo Vista Overlook/Recreation Site, located south of Hoyt Lakes on County Road 110 (Forest Highway 11/Superior National Forest Scenic Byway) will be CLOSED to public use from July 5 to the end of October 2017, dependent on construction and weather conditions. Mesabi Masonry, Inc. of Aurora, MN was awarded the contract to reconstruct the site. Mesabi Masonry intends to use local subcontractors on the project. Funds are provided by a Federal Highways Transportation Alternatives Program grant, an IRRRB grant, City of Hoyt Lakes Tourism Funding, Secure Rural Schools Title II funds, and Forest Service Roads and Recreation funds. The project was developed with the help of several partners including the Superior National Forest Scenic Byway Council, IRRRB, Iron Range Historical Society, City of Hoyt Lakes, Iron Range Tourism Bureau, and Arrowhead Regional Development Commission.