Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 2, 2018

Soil investigation work on Lac qui Parle Bridge changed due to impending weather

WILLMAR, Minn. – Soil investigation work on the Lac qui Parle Bridge was scheduled for Tuesday, April 3, but is being changed due to impending snow.  The detour will be on Wednesday, April 4 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Traffic on the bridge will be detoured for the majority of the day.   The detour will take traffic on Highway 7 to Appleton, south on Highway 119 back to Highway 40.  Motorists should anticipate short delays.  Soil boring work is being done in preparation for future bridge construction.

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