Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 31, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

Lane restriction on Highway 43 Mississippi River bridge in Winona begins June 5

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Highway 43 over the Mississippi River in Winona will encounter temporary lane closures and delays beginning Wednesday, June 5, as crews conduct the annual bridge flushing.
                                                                        
Traffic will be reduced to a single lane controlled by flaggers from approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both lanes will be open each evening after crews have completed their work.

The lane closure will remain in effect through Thursday, June 6, weather permitting.

Both parking lots under the bridge also will be closed June 5-6.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

For statewide travel information, visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.

 

Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones