All lanes of the new Hwy 24 Mississippi River crossing bridge in Clearwater are open. For current road conditions on Hwy 24, check 511mn.org
Work continues on finishing project
December 2017 - Crews have removed the old bridge approaches, deck and beams. Work continues on removal of the bridge piers, temporary causeway, and other finish up work.
Motorists should watch for heavy moving equipment entering and exiting work areas. Please stay out of closed areas and drive with caution.
Entire project to be complete by June 2018. A seperate landscaping project to be completed at the bridge in Fall 2018.
Future projects, plans
Road improvements on Hwy 24 in central Minnesota.
Hwy 24 Clearwater to Clear Lake
Description: Resurface Hwy 24 from I-94 in Clearwater to Hwy 10 in Clear Lake, includes pedestrian access improvements (sidewalks and ramps in Clear Lake) and Hwy 24 traffic signal upgrades at:
I-94 interchange ramps (Exit 178) in Clearwater
CR 75 in Clearwater
CR 8 (River Rd SE) in Clear Lake township
Construct: Mid-April to mid-August 2018 Cost: $2.3 million Traffic impacts: Mainly night work with single lane closures MnDOT contacts:Luke Wehseler, development project manager, 218-828-5721; Kirk Allen, construction project manager 320-223-6535