Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71 — Browerville

Todd County

Project postponed to 2022 

Replace bridges

Map of project location west of Browerville
Hwy 71 Browerville. Click map for larger image.

MnDOT will replace two Hwy 71 bridges in Browerville, Todd County, in 2022. Project will require a detour to/at Clarissa.

  • Project is postponed from fall 2021 to 2022 due to material delays. MnDOT is sorry for any inconvenience.


  • Replace the Hwy 71 bridge (double box culverts) over Drayer Creek between Front Street and First Street in south end of Browerville
  • Replace the Hwy 71 bridge (double box culverts) over Harris Creek between 11th Street and 12th Street in north end of Browerville

Future traffic impacts

Map of project location
Hwy 71 will detour between Clarrissa and Browerville in fall 2021. Click map for larger image.

Crews will close and replace one bridge at a time. Schedule to be determined when contractor is hired.


Through traffic: Detour uses Todd County Road 11 in Clarissa to Todd County Road 14 back to Hwy 71 south of Browerville.

Local traffic: Browerville is open. Hwy 71 will be open and only closed at the bridge worksite. Seek alternate routes. Call your destination ahead of time for best route.

Information is tentative and subject to change.