Project in progress
New Hwy 24 bridge opens August 17
Aug. 15, 2017 - The new bridge will open ahead of schedule, August 17. After the new bridge opens, crews will remove the old bridge. Please continue to drive safely through the work zone.
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Hwy 24 open
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When the new bridge is opened to traffic, the old structure will be removed by June 30, 2018.
|Prepare work area
||Aug. 15 - Fall 2015
|Construct six piers, abutments
||Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
||December 2016-March 15, 2017
|Construct bridge deck surface, sidewalks, road and trail connections, aesthetics
||Spring - Fall 2017
|Open to traffic
|Remove old bridge and road connections, establish turf or landscape
|| Fall 2017 - June 30, 2018,
includes over winter
*The contractor may work year round. Schedule is subject to change.
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
Status: Work planned for 2018. Open house held Jan. 24, 2017 in Clear Lake.
Cost: $2.3 million
Contact: Luke Wehseler, project manager, 218-828-5721
Schedules are tentative and subject to change.