Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 10, 2017

Hwy 220 detour north of East Grand Forks begins May 15

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 220 will encounter a detour between East Grand Forks and Alvarado beginning Monday, May 15 for a project to replace two bridges.

The detour follows Polk County Road 21, County Road 66 and Highway 1. The bridges are located:

  • Eight miles north of East Grand Forks, near the intersection with 120th St NW
  • Six miles south of Alvarado, near the intersection with 160th St NW

Redstone Construction in the contractor for the $2.09 million project. It is expected to last until August, weather permitting.

For more details and a project map, visit the project website www.mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy220/egf-alvarado.

For real-time travel information and road conditions anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.