Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 5, 2018

MnDOT closes bridge on Hwy 30 east of Currie

WILLMAR, Minn. — MnDOT District 8 (southwest and west central MN) has closed the bridge on Hwy 30, east of Currie, over the Des Moines River. MnDOT District 8 is concerned about the force and speed of the water and does not want the traveling public to use the bridge until it can ensure it is safe to travel across.
The following road in southern MN is also closed:

  • Hwy 14 (1 mile east) near Lamberton

MnDOT is currently assessing the situation and will provide updates, including road and bridge closures, as information becomes available.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation warns motorists that driving through water is dangerous. Vehicles can be swept away in only several inches of moving water. Motorists are encouraged to check www.511mn.org for the latest road information.