Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 10—west of Sauk Rapids

Benton County

PLAN AHEAD: One lane, each direction, starts July 11

2022 bridge work

Begins Mon, June 27

MnDOT will replace a box bridge under both directions of Hwy 10 at a stream located three miles west of Sauk Rapids between the Benton Co. Rd. 33 interchange and 66th St. NE. Hwy 10 will be reduced to a single-lane to complete this work.

Prep work: June 27 to early July

Install temporary crossovers in the median and prepare work areas.

  • Expect periodic lane closures, lane shifts, reduced speeds and shoulder closures

Future impacts

Map of project work zone
Hwy 10 between Co. Rd. 33 and 66th St NE. Select map for pdf

Construct: July 11 to late August

Close and replace one side of box bridge at a time.

  • One lane, each way, 24/7
  • Use alternate routes or travel at off-peak hours
  • Plan for reduced speeds, lane shifts and sudden stops or delays at busy times

Wrap up work: September

Remove temporary crossovers, establish turf along shoulders and wrap-up project

  • Expect periodic lane closures, lane shifts, reduced speeds and shoulder closures

Nearby project

Hwy 10 Benton County

Cable median barrier photo
Learn more about the benefits of cable median barrier

May 9 to June 24

Install 10 miles of high-tension safety cable median barrier on Hwy 10 between Benton Co. Rd. 40, also known as the Halfway Crossing, west of Rice and 66th St. west of Sauk Rapids. Motorists will encounter lane closures, lane shifts and reduced speeds. Expect multiple crews and equipment within the work zone. Google map of project location.

When complete June 24, the $1.3 million safety improvement project will prevent crossover collisions with on-coming motorists, which will save lives. If you have any questions, contact Michelle Hoff, construction project manager, at michelle.t.hoff@state.mn.us.