Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 61 Withers Harbor Bridge

Red Wing

About this project

Highway 61 Withers Harbor Bridge Map Red Wing
Hwy 61 Withers Harbor Bridge project location

Public meeting summary

MnDOT hosted a public meeting on July 12, 2022 that highlighted five projects occurring along Hwy 61 through 2024. In the meeting summary, you can view materials that were at the meeting.

Summary of work

  • Replace the Hwy 61 bridge over Withers Harbor Dr. and Hay Creek in Red Wing.
  • Reconstruct the approaches to the bridge from Bench St. to Withers Harbor Dr. and make other road improvements.

Construction will begin in spring 2023 and be complete in fall 2024.

Traffic impacts


  • Traffic on Hwy 61 will be reduced to one lane each direction and shifted for bridge work.
  • Local road detours will be utilized as needed during certain phases of construction.
  • Hay Creek Trail under the bridge will be closed and detoured intermittently throughout the project while critical bridge activities are completed.