Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 14, 2017

County Rd 19/Innovation Rd Bridge over Hwy 61 scheduled to temporarily close July 17

Northbound Hwy 61 ramp and the bridge will close for three months

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists will encounter the closure of the County Road 19/Innovation Rd. bridge spanning Highway 61 in Cottage Grove starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 17. The northbound Highway 61 ramp will also close. The closures are needed as crew begin repairing and re-decking the bridge. Motorists will be directed to follow the posted detours.

The work will also require a weekend closure of Highway 61 under Keats Avenue/County Highway 19 at a later date. This closure is tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m., July 21. Motorists will be directed to use the exit and entrance ramps at Keats Avenue/County Road 19 during this closure.

Construction crews expect to complete the work by mid-October, weather permitting.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.