Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 22, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Bridge on Hwy 40 near Milan closed for routine inspection

WILLMAR, Minn. –   The bridge on Highway 40 between the Jct of Highway 59 and Highway 40 near Milan to the Jct of MN 119 and Highway 40 will be closed Tuesday, July 26 to Wednesday July 27 at 5 pm for routine bridge inspection.

A detour will go into effect on Tuesday, July 26 at 8 am.  The detour will take motorists on Highway 59 and MN 119.  A width limit of 29.8’ and height limit of 14.1’ will be in effect.

MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones.  Remember orange cones, no phones.  Motorists who speed through a work zone or who disobey work zone flaggers face a $300 fine.

Plan ahead for your travel using 511.  For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit http://www.511mn.org/.

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