Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 8, 2013

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Detour planned for Hwy 40 west of Milan on Aug. 15


Willmar, Minn.  -- Motorists traveling on Hwy 40 four miles west of Milan will encounter a detour at Blue Bridge over the Lac Qui Parle River crossing beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Aug. 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  The detour is necessary to allow crews to inspect the bridge. 

Travelers will be detoured from Milan north on  Hwy 59 to Appleton, then south on Hwy 119 and back to Hwy 40. 

Work will be completed by 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.   

MnDOT 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