Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 62, Penn Ave, Xerxes Ave Bridge Reconstruction


Traffic impacts

Hwy 62 map
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Lane closures

Schedule is subject to changes due to weather or other unaticipated cirumstances.

  • April 25, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. April 28
    Hwy 62 between  I-35W and Hwy 100 will close to install the precast bridge panels
    • Detour I-494 via I-35W and Hwy 100
  • April 7, 9 a.m. - July
    • Xerxes Ave Bridge and ramps are closed. Motorists should use Hwy 100 and I-35W as alternative routes.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Remove and replace the bridge decks, panels and approaches
  • Replace bridge rails
  • Upgrade pedestrian crossings at ramp intersections to meet modern accessibility standards


  • $1.6 million