Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71—Long Prairie

Long Prairie River, Todd County

About this project

Summary of 2020 work

  • Replace the bridge over the Long Prairie River in Long Prairie
  • Resurface (mill and overlay) one mile of road from 2nd Ave to Hope Drive
Map of project, detour
2020 project: Hwy 71 in Long Prairie. Click map for PDF

Future impacts


Mid-July to mid-September 2020

Bridge work: First crews will replace bridge. Hwy 71 will close between the south and north junction of Todd CR 56/Riverside Dr. The detour uses CR 56/Riverside Dr. Detour map, PDF

Road work: After the bridge is done, crews will resurface Hwy 71 from the bridge to Hope Dr. Motorists to encounter single lane closures, flaggers with a pilot car.

Map of project, detour
2020: Hwy 71 detour for two months to replace the Long Prairie River bridge. Click map for PDF