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Posted on: March 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] *Updated* Hwy 10 Elk River - Lake Orono Bridge Project

Expect changes the first week

Both directions of Highway 10 to be reduced to a single lane of traffic 24/7 between Joplin St and Upland Ave in Elk River beginning Monday, April 2. Crews will prepare the work zone and switch both directions of Hwy 10 traffic onto the eastbound side of the road. Once switched by April 9, reconstruction will begin on the westbound lanes and bridge over Lake Orono.

Closure map
Hwy 10

Plan for delays and narrow lanes on both directions of Highway 10 between Joplin St and Upland Avenue in Elk River from early April to late October, 2018.

•Eastbound: Reduced to a single lane of traffic 24/7. Plan for delays during travel peaks hours, including 
 Sunday afternoon into early evening when weekend commuters return home.
•Westbound: Open to two lanes with periodic single-lane closures

Expect reduced speeds of 45 mph. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300.

Expect narrow, 11 foot lane widths, when navigating through the work zone. Semi-truckers should seek alternate routes when possible, and please do not attempt to bring oversized loads through the project.

Local access

Motorists may encounter periodic access closures or changes, follow signs. Access to businesses and residences to be maintained and open.

  • Hwy 10 at Simonet Dr - Right-in, right-out turns only
  • Hwy 10 at Xenia Ave - Right-in, right-out turns only


Lake Orono Waterway

Open during bridge work. Follow navigation buoys and signs and please stay out of closed areas.

Elk River is Open for Business

Access to local businesses and residences to be maintained and open, follow directional signs.

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