Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 5, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Traffic restrictions on Hwy 18 at the Snake River Bridge in Aitkin County begin July 11

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists will be restricted to a single lane from Monday, July 11 to Thursday, August 11 at the Snake River Bridge on Highway 18 just east of the Highway 65 junction. The bridge will be restricted to vehicles 10-feet-wide wide or less during this period.

Traffic will be controlled by portable traffic signals.

MnDOT Maintenance crews will replace bridge railing while the lane restrictions are in place. 

Traffic delays are not expected.

Motorists are asked to be patient and drive carefully near all work zones.

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