Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 65 — Mora

Kanabec County

Reconstruct bridge

Prep work begins May 9

Hwy 65 project location map in Mora
Reconstruct Hwy 65 Snake River bridge. Click map for PDF

MnDOT will replace the Hwy 65 (Hwy 23) bridge over the Snake River south of Division St. in Mora, Kanabec County.

  • Bridge will be open to two-way traffic through work zone, however expect lane shifts, no shoulders and reduced speeds

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the Hwy 65 bridge over the Snake River
  • Install multi-use trail along the west side of the road that connects to S Union St.
  • Improve pedestrian crossing at Division St.
  • Update storm water drainage to Snake River


Bridge will be open through the work zone and built half at a time.

  • Motorists: Periodic lane closures, lane shifts, narrow lanes, no shoulders and reduced speeds.
    • No oversized loads permitted: Expect narrow lanes without shoulders. Oversize loads will NOT be allowed in the entire work zone.
  • Pedestrians: Bridge is narrow with no shoulders. Pedestrians will not be allowed to cross and no walkway is provided to cross the bridge. For your safety, please seek alternate routes.