Minnesota Department of Transportation

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May 11, 2021

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Hwy 29 Montevideo bridge work May 12

WILLMAR, Minn. – Crews will complete repair work on the Highway 29 Montevideo bridge on Wednesday, May 12.
Traffic will be down to one lane across the bridge with a flagging operation in place; drivers should plan for short delays. Work is expected to finish by the end of the day.

Watch for orange cones

Travelers may encounter lane closures or lane shifts, uneven road surfaces, heavy equipment and other unexpected obstacles when driving near work zones. MnDOT asks drivers to: 

  • Slow down when approaching orange barriers or cones
  • Never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones
  • Stay alert; watch for workers and slow-moving equipment
  • Obey posted speed limits; fine for a work zone violation is $300
  • Minimize distractions behind the wheel
  • Be patient and plan for delays, especially during peak travel times 

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