Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Nov. 20, 2019

Highway 68 bridge project near Canby completed

WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Transportation Highway 68 bridge project is now complete. The detour will be removed and the road opened by the end of today. The project, located three miles west of Canby on Highway 68, included the replacement of the bridge over Lazarus Creek.

Benefits of the project include a smoother bridge surface, improved drainage system beneath the road and reduced flood potential. Robert R. Schroeder was the contractor for the project, which cost $1.4 million.

For information about construction projects in southwest Minnesota, please visit mndot.gov/d8/projects.

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