Highway 71 bridge on Irvine to close a day for maintenance

The Highway 71 bridge on Irvine Avenue will be closed Wednesday, June 30, as MnDOT plans to perform annual maintenance work.

Crews will complete the work between 7:30 in the morning through 4:30 in the afternoon and repairs are only anticipated to last one day.

The bridge will be closed, but the ramps on and off 71 will be open.

Detour signs will be posted.

Drivers are reminded to slow down, avoid distractions, and follow traffic signs in work zones.

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