Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 68

Bridge over Lazarus Creek, west of Canby

Project summaryDetour map for Highway 68 bridge project near Canby

Replace bridge over Lazarus Creek, three miles west of Canby on Hwy 68 in Yellow Medicine County.

Current traffic impacts

  • Bridge is closed.
  • Detour is in place - please see map posted at right.

Project updates

  • Work started July 29, 2019, detour in place.
  • Crews continue to remove the old bridge abutments.
  • August 14: driving pilings for the west abutment - see photos; forming and placing steel in the west abutment.


  • Robert R Schroeder Construction Co., Glenwood MN


  • $1.4 million