Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 40

Bridge; 3 miles west of Milan

This project is complete

Summary of work

  • Replace bridge on Hwy 40 (known as Milan Bridge) over Lac qui Parle Lake
  • Update pedestrian access to meet current ADA standards
  • Incorporate historical elements into the new bridge through the use of iron railing on both sides
  • Hand place stonework to closely match the original construction done by the WPA in 1939

A photo of the completed Hwy 40 Milan bridge.

A photo of the pedestrian access on the new Hwy 40 Milan bridge

A photo of the tree plantings near the new Hwy 40 Milan bridge