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U.S. 71 detoured south of Windom

WINDOM -- Traffic crossing the U.S. 71 bridge, located half a mile south of the Minnesota 60 junction, will be detoured through Oct. 15.

U.S. 71 traffic will be detoured to Cottonwood County 17 and Jackson County 30. A 12-foot width restriction is in place on the highway in both directions from Cottonwood County 25 to before Minnesota 60.

The existing bridge will be replaced. The new bridge will feature engineering improvements and improved functionality.

Mn/DOT urges motorists to plan ahead, watch for detour signs and be alert for workers in the work zone. For updated statewide information, visit