Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 65 — Mora

Kanabec County

Reconstruct bridge

Replace the Hwy 65 (Hwy 23) bridge over the Snake River south of Division St. in Mora, Kanabec County.

Current impacts

Hwy 65 project location map in Mora
Reconstruct Hwy 65 Snake River bridge. Click map for PDF

The bridge is open through the work zone. Currently traffic is on the northeast side of the bridge as crews reconstruct the southwest side. Traffic is scheduled to switch sides on Aug. 1.

  • Motorists: Periodic lane closures, lane shifts, narrow lanes, no shoulders and reduced speeds.
    • No oversized loads permitted: Expect narrow lanes without shoulders. Oversize loads will NOT be allowed in the entire work zone.
  • Pedestrians: Bridge is narrow with no shoulders. Pedestrians will not be allowed to cross and no walkway is provided. For your safety, please seek alternate routes.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the Hwy 65 bridge over the Snake River
  • Install multi-use trail along the west side of the road that connects to S Union St.
  • Improve pedestrian crossing at Division St.
  • Update storm water drainage to Snake River