Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 29

Bridge replacement in Montevideo

About this project Map of Hwy 29 bridge  and detour route in Montevideo

Traffic impacts

  • The road is closed between Canton Avenue and the North 1st Street ramps. Ramps are open for local traffic.
  • Detour began March 16, 2020.
  • Montevideo is open during construction.
  • Signs indicate that the road is closed to through traffic (travelers not stopping in Montevideo).
  • Businesses, parks, and homes in the construction area are considered local traffic, not through traffic, and you can access them using local roads.

Project update Pouring the concrete bridge deck on Hwy 29 in Montevideo

May 22, 2020
  • The concrete deck was poured May 19.
  • Continue with slope paving and approach panels.

Project summary

  • Replace bridge on Hwy 29 in Montevideo
  • Update flood control measures