Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 13, 2016

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MN Highway 48/WI Highway 77 closed from Hinckley to Danbury, Wis. due to high water at bridge over St. Croix River

DULUTH, Minn. (1:00 p.m.) — The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation have closed MN Highway 48/ WI Highway 77 from near Hinckley to Danbury, Wis., due to high water at the bridge over the St. Croix River. The bridge will remain closed until the water recedes.

Highway 48 will remain open to the Grand Casino and to local traffic only; there will be no traffic over the St. Croix River Bridge.

The detour during this time is Highway 70 south of Pine City for travel between Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Motorists should check www.511mn.org for latest information on road conditions, closures and detour routes.

Do not drive around barricades or into flooded areas.

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