Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Sulphur Lake Bridge


About the project

Project summary

  • Remove the bridge over Sulphur Lake in Morton
  • Remove bridge abutments down to the ground line, then cover with stone riprap to minimize ground disturbance
  • Remove old pavements and cover with topsoil and seeded to restore to a natural condition
  • Retain a short section of the old roadway and convert to gravel to connect the Sulphur Lake site with the DNR river access parking area
  • Learn more about the Sulphur Lake historic bridge.

Traffic impacts

Drivers on Hwy 19, and people walking and biking through the park, are asked to use caution and watch for heavy equipment and crews entering and exiting the demolition area.

Project update

Thursday, May 19, 2022

  • Crews have been removing old pavements this spring; however, wet weather has impeded progress at times.
  • Once old pavements are removed, the site will be restored to a natural state.

Crews removing the Old Hwy 19 Sulphur Lake bridge.

Accessibility and state highway projects

All MnDOT projects--both new construction and rehabilitation projects -- must include an evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This project is a bridge removal and does not include any ADA accommodations.