Watch for Hwy 10 work zone near Benton County Road 33
Crews to begin bridge work June 27
St. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists who travel on Highway 10 through Benton County will encounter lane closures and one-lane traffic in each direction northwest of Sauk Rapids as bridge work begins the week of June 27, 2022.
MnDOT will replace a box bridge under both directions of Highway 10 at a stream located three miles northwest of Sauk Rapids between the Benton County Road 33 interchange and 66th Street NE.
Here’s what to expect June 27 through September 2022:
Prep work: June 27–early July
Install temporary crossovers in the median and prepare work areas.
- Expect periodic lane closures, lane shifts, reduced speeds and shoulder closures.
Construct: July 11–late August
Close and replace one side of the box bridge at a time.
- One lane, each way, 24/7
- Use alternate routes or travel at off-peak hours
- Plan for reduced speeds, lane shifts and sudden stops or delays at busy times
Wrap-up work: September
Remove temporary crossovers, establish turf along shoulders, install high-tension cable barrier and wrap up project
- Expect periodic lane closures, lane shifts, reduced speeds and shoulder closures
Landwehr Construction, St. Cloud, is the prime contractor for the $1.5 million project that will reduce overall maintenance costs and improve drainage on Highway 10 northwest of Sauk Rapids.
For current construction in central Minnesota, visit mndot.gov/d3/construct.
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