Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 22, 2017

Hwy 74 reopens Beaver to Weaver in Whitewater Wildlife Management Area

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A 7-mile gravel stretch of Highway 74 north of Elba from Beaver to Weaver has reopened after being temporarily closed because of flooding, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

MnDOT workers removed barricades on the road Monday morning. Crews will be doing work on the road on Tuesday, May 23 to smooth out the roadway. Motorists should be alert to rough road conditions in areas that were flooded.

The stretch from Beaver (Winona County Road 30) to Weaver (Wabasha County Road 26) is MnDOT’s only gravel road and is within the Whitewater Wildlife Management Area north of Elba. Whitewater State Park is south of this area.

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