Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71—Long Prairie

Long Prairie River, Todd County

About this project

Begins May 2020

Map of project, detour
2020 project: Hwy 71 in Long Prairie. Click map for PDF


  • Replace the bridge over the Long Prairie River in Long Prairie
  • Resurface or reconstruct the road from 1st Ave. to Hope Dr. (one mile)

Future impacts

Detour in Long Prairie

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 the road between 1st Ave. NE and Hope Dr. Motorists to encounter single lane closures, flaggers with a pilot car.