Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 22, 2016

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Osceola Bridge lane closures in Chisago County scheduled for Sept. 27-29

Roseville, Minn. - Motorists will encounter lane closures, flagging and delays in both directions of Highway 243 between Hwy 95 and Osceola, Wisconsin while crews conduct an inspection on the Osceola Bridge, weather permitting.

Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting Tuesday, Sept. 27 through Thursday, Sept. 29 traffic will be reduced to a single lane. Flaggers will assist traffic through the area.  To avoid the congestion and delays, motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.

The bridge, spanning the St. Croix River, connects Minnesota Highway 243 to Wisconsin Highway 35. 

The inspection is expected to be complete by 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29.

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