Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 63 Bridges over Mississippi River and Hwy 61

Red Wing

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CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

FINAL DESIGN

2017

2018

2019

2020

825th St. Detour

Legend

  • New Construction
  • Road Removed
  • Temporary Road
  • Permanent Road

Legend

  • New Construction
  • Temporary Road
  • Permanent Road

Legend

  • New Construction
  • Temporary Road
  • Permanent Road

Legend

  • New Construction
  • Bridge Removed
  • Permanent Road

Legend

  • New Red Wing Bridge
  • 825th St. jug-handle
  • Button-hook ramp
  • Slip ramp
  • New Hwy 61 signal
  • Treat poor soil conditions on the WI approach
  • Construct bridge piers
  • Construct temporary bridge over Hwy 61
  • Add traffic signal
  • Reconstruct Hwy 61
  • Construct button-hook ramp and cul-de-sac on E. 3rd St.
  • Continue bridge construction
  • Construct new bridge over Hwy 61
  • Construct slip ramp and bridge at Bluff St.
  • Construct Hwy 63 in WI
  • Construct west side of 825th St.
  • Continue bridge construction
  • Construct 825th St. jug-handle and east side of 825th St.
  • Remove existing river crossing
  • Remove temporary bridge over Hwy 61
  • Construct Hwy 61 under the new Hwy 63 overpass
  • Construct Hwy 61 median
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Traffic

  • Traffic remains on Hwy 63/Eisenhower Bridge
  • Single-lane traffic in each direction on Hwy 61 from July to November
  • 825th St. traffic is detoured (click on the Traffic Detour tab above to view the detour)

Traffic

  • Traffic remains on Hwy 63/Eisenhower Bridge
  • Traffic routed to temporary bridge over Hwy 61, button-hook ramp, and new Hwy 61 traffic signal
  • Two-way traffic on Hwy 61
  • 3rd St. is closed from April to September; reopens from Potter St. to Plum St. thereafter
  • Potter St. is closed for one month
  • 825th St. traffic is detoured (click on the Traffic Detour tab above to view the detour)

Traffic

  • Traffic remains on Hwy 63/Eisenhower Bridge; Traffic rerouted to new bridge in fall 2019
  • Traffic routed to temporary bridge over Hwy 61, button-hook ramp, and new Hwy 61 traffic signal
  • 3rd St. reopens from Potter St. to Plum St.
  • 825th St. traffic is detoured (click on the Traffic Detour tab above to view the detour)

Traffic

  • Hwy 63 traffic using new bridge
  • Single-lane traffic in each direction on Hwy 61
  • 825th St. traffic is detoured (click on the Traffic Detour tab above to view the detour)

May 2017 - Late 2019: All traffic detoured

  • Use 825th St. north of The Woodshed to access Harbor Bar, Island Campground, and marinas

2020: Eastbound traffic detoured (single direction only)

  • 825th St. eastbound traffic should use the access north of The Woodshed to get to Harbor Bar, Island Campground, and marinas

Traffic

  • To access downtown Red Wing from WI, drivers will cross the bridge and take the new slip ramp to 3rd St. Watch Video!
  • To access Hwy 61 from WI, drivers will cross the new bridge and take the new button-hook ramp.
  • To access the new bridge from Hwy 61, drivers will take the new button-hook ramp at the newly signalized intersection. Watch Video!
  • Pedestrians and bicyclists will access the new bridge by taking the new, protected, multi-use trail via the 3rd St. slip ramp. Watch Video!
  • To access Harbor Bar, Island Campground, and marinas in WI, drivers will take the new 825th St. jug-handle.
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