Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 25—Monticello

Mississippi River, Wright and Sherburne counties

About this 2024 project

MnDOT will resurface and update the Hwy 25 bridge over the Mississippi River in Monticello, includes drainage and sidewalks. Expect delays on Hwy 25 in Monticello July 8 through late October 2024.

Latest news

Current impacts

MnDOT will install netting under the Mississippi River bridge to prevent migratory birds from nesting.

Begins Mon, April 1:

  • Hwy 25 will be reduced to one lane, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Mon–Fri, on good weather days. The work will take up to five days to complete.
Hwy 25 project location map
Hwy 25 bridge work in Monticello. Select image to enlarge

Summary of work

  • Resurface the Hwy 25 bridge deck (replace concrete wearing coarse)
  • Replace approach panels and joints, along with other bridge repairs
  • Widen sidewalks along both sides of the bridge
  • Upgrade lighting
  • Replace or repair drainage infrastructure

Future impacts

July 8 through October

The Hwy 25 work zone will be from Third St. to east of Sherburne Co. Rd. 11/14.

  • Hwy 25 reduced to one lane, each direction, 24-7, over the bridge
    • Be prepared for significant delays and consider use of alternate routes.
    • Sign up for project email updates to know changes in the work zone
    • Some overnight closures necessary to reduce vibration on bridge to cure the concrete (only 6-9 times during project, between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.)
      • Detour: I-94, Hwy 101 Rogers to Elk River and Hwy 10
      • Back-ups will occur at busy times – Consider alternate Mississippi River crossings—Hwy 24 Clear Lake to Clearwater to the north or Hwy 101 Elk River to Rogers to the south
    • Use 511mn.org for current travel speeds and road conditions on Hwy 25

More to become available once contractor is on board