Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 29

Chippewa River Bridge replacement

Road closed at bridge site. Use detour.

Project details

Project area map

In 2023, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will complete a project to replace the Hwy 29 bridge over the Chippewa River, north of Benson.

Key project elements

  • Replace bridge over Chippewa River

Current traffic impacts

  • Road closed
    • Detour: Highway 9 and County Road 22
  • Local traffic: you can access Highway 29 north and south of the bridge. Driveways and entrances will be maintained; however, the road is impassable at the bridge site.

**Schedule update: Due to supply delays, the project is not expected to wrap up until mid-October.

Attention travelers: You may encounter another nearby project/detour on Highway 12, west of Benson. Learn more about the Hwy 12 bridge replacements.