Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 to/from Clay County Road 10 near Downer (Exit 15) will encounter a lane closure on County Road 10 when crossing the bridge, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. An automated traffic signal will control traffic and motorists will take turns crossing the bridge.
MnDOT is assessing the bridge and roadway after the overpass was hit by the high load of a semi that was traveling westbound on I-94 on May 8. Until the assessment is complete, the westbound lane on County Road 10 will remain closed.
All overweight or over-dimensional permitted vehicles are restricted from traveling on the bridge. Motorists can expect delays and should use caution when traveling through this area.