Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 29

Bridge replacement in Montevideo

About this project Map of Hwy 29 bridge  and detour route in Montevideo

Summary of MnDOT work

  • Replace bridge on Hwy 29 in Montevideo
  • Update flood control measures

Traffic impacts

  • The road is closed between Canton Avenue and the North 1st Street ramps. Ramps are open for local traffic.
  • Detour began March 16, 2020.
  • Montevideo will be open during construction.
  • Signs will indicate that the road is closed to through traffic (travelers not stopping in Montevideo).
  • Businesses, parks, and homes in the construction area are considered local traffic, not through traffic, and you will be able to access them.

Project updates

  • April 3, 2020:
  • Driving pile this week
  • Next step - building the new abutments