Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 10 Elk River – Lake Orono Bridge

Replace bridge, improve road surface

Reconstruct, improve

Today on Hwy 10—Eastbound single-lane traffic 24/7

Both directions of Highway 10 on narrow lanes with no shoulders to reconstruct between Xenia Avenue and Waco St/185th Ave in Elk River. Expect reduced speeds of 45 mph. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300. Current map; Schedule

  • Eastbound: Reduced to a single-lane of traffic. Plan for delays during travel peaks hours, including Sunday afternoon into early evening when weekend commuters return home.
  • Westbound: Open to two lanes with periodic single-lane closures
  • For current travel speeds and road conditions, check 511mn.org

Local access

Motorists may encounter periodic access closures, follow signs. Access to businesses and residences to be maintained and open.

Hwy 10/Joplin St/185th Ave intersection through October

  • Joplin St access closed at Hwy 10/185th Ave. Use alternate access at Waco St/185th Ave.
  • 185th Ave access right in/out turns only at Hwy 10/Joplin St. Use alternate access at Waco St/185th Ave.

Schedule

Work operations and lane closures will suspend over the 2017-2018 winter season.

Hwy 10 Elk River Dates Traffic Impact Work
Lake Orono Bridge to east of Waco St/185th Ave NW July 24 to Aug. 30, 2017

All lanes of traffic on westbound side - EB one lane, WB two lanes

COMPLETE: Reconstruct eastbound
Lake Orono Bridge to east of Waco St/185th Ave NW Aug. 30 to mid-Oct 2017

All lanes of traffic on eastbound side - EB one lane, WB two lanes

COMPLETE: Reconstruct westbound
Xenia Ave NW to east of Waco St/185th Ave NW Oct. 2 to Oct 31, 2017

W of Lake Orono Bridge to Waco St: EB one lane on new EB side, WB two lanes on new WB side

E of Lake Orono Bridge to Xenia Ave:

Lane closures on both directions

IN PROGRESS: Complete 2017 work and remove temp lanes; construct 2018 temp crossovers; prepare bridge site; relocate utilities

News release; Map

Work operations suspend for 2017-2018 winter season
East of Joplin St/185th Ave NW to Xenia Ave NW April to Oct, 2018

All lanes of traffic on either side of roadway - EB one lane, WB two lanes

Reconstruct lanes, Lake Orono bridge

Schedule TBD

Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Lake Orono waterway

Open. Watch for posted signs and obey channel navigation buoys in water at the bridge. During construction, there’s a chance it’ll be too narrow for some boats to pass due to the current bridge having one pier, and the new bridge having two piers.

Elk River is Open for Business

Access to local businesses and residences to be maintained and open, follow directional signs.

Information is tentative and subject to change