The U.S. Hwy 63 northbound bridge over Interstate 90 and the interstate ramps all reopened Tuesday, Oct. 27, as crews wrap up the first year of a two-year project north of Stewartville, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
The northbound lanes reopened to traffic and will remain open through winter. Crews also removed the temporary traffic signal at Schumann Drive at the north end of Stewartville.
Also open to motorists are:
o Motorists who want to use southbound Hwy 63 after exiting westbound I-90 will need to detour north on Hwy 63 to Olmsted County Road 16 interchange, cross over and return to Hwy 63 southbound.
Motorists should also be aware of changes that remain in effect at Olmsted County Road 8 and Hwy 30:
During the two-year construction project both Hwy 63 bridges will be replaced, Hwy 30 west rerouted, some I-90 exit ramps will be added or realigned and the access to 90th Street SE is closed and rerouted.
Construction will begin again in spring 2021 and is scheduled to be complete in August of 2021. Motorists can find more information and sign up for email updates at the MnDOT project website at www.dot.state.mn.us/d6/projects/hwy63-i90-interchange/index.html or join MnDOT’s SE Minnesota Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/MnDOTsoutheast/.
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