Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 7, 2017

Austin lane closures planned June 12 for bridge approach repairs on Hwy 218 north

AUSTIN, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 218 north in Austin at Interstate 90 will encounter lane closures beginning Monday, June 12 as repairs are made the concrete approach panels on the road, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The left lanes in each direction will be closed, but traffic will continue to use the road, while MnDOT crews conduct repairs. The work is expected to extend the life and safety of the roadway.

Work is expected to be completed later this month.

MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

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