A segment of Highway 67 is closed southeast of Granite Falls. The closure begins at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park entrance and extends approximately one-half mile southeast near the Yellow Medicine River Bridge at 600th Street.
Portions of the roadway have shifted, causing significant drops in the driving lane and creating hazardous conditions. Barriers are in place and motorists are restricted from using the roadway at this location.
The road will remain closed into 2020.
When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties may apply.
- A detour is in effect using Highway 23, Highway 274 and Yellow Medicine County Road 18 (see map below).
- Highway 67 is open from Highway 23 (Granite Falls) to the Upper Sioux Agency State Park Visitor Center.
- To access the Upper Sioux Agency State Park Yellow Medicine Campground, follow the detour and approach from the south.
- There is no through access from the Upper Sioux Agency State Park to the Yellow Medicine Campground - visit https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/park.html?id=spk00277#homepage.