City of Red Wing

Portions of Highway 63 Bridge Closed August 16, 2011

Friday, August 12 2011 12:00 AM

For Immediate Release

(August 10, 2011,Red Wing, Minn.) - Carlson/McCain Company has been contracted by MnDOT to inspect the Highway 63 Bridge going over the Mississippi river.  On Monday August 15, crews will be inspecting the underside of the bridge and no traffic delays are expected.  On Tuesday, August 16 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, there will be single lane traffic only as the top side of the bridge is being inspected.  Flaggers will be controlling traffic during this time.  Drivers are encouraged to avoid this area.

Crews appreciate the cooperation and patience of neighbors, drivers and pedestrians during this time of inconvenience. Motorists are encouraged to stay alert and drive carefully through all work zones and use alternate routes whenever possible.

Contact: Lynn Nardinger
Deputy Director - Public Services
Public Works Department


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