Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 65/Third Avenue Bridge


About this project

Learn about the history of this bridge.

Hwy 65/Third Avenue project location map
Hwy 65/Third Ave. Bridge project location map.
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Summary of work

  • Make improvements to the Hwy 65/Third Ave. Bridge
    • Note: More information will be available as the project plan is developed.

Traffic impacts


May 2020 to January 2023

  • A significant portion of the work will affect traffic and is likely to result in congestion
  • The Third Ave. bridge will be closed for two years to motorists, bicyclists and walkers
  • Expect lane and road closures with detours as work is completed
    • Note: All businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the project. Bicycle and pedestrian access will be closed and detours provided during the project.


Here are current photos of the Third Ave. Bridge.

Current photo of Third avenue bridge
Current photo of Third avenue bridge