I-90 westbound lane closure begins April 25 west of Stewartville
Published 6:21 pm Friday, April 22, 2022
Westbound Interstate 90 motorists west of Stewartville will have single-lane traffic beginning April 25 through the work zone near Olmsted County Road 6 that’s part of a repaving and bridge pier project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Traffic on eastbound I-90 is already reduced to a single lane west of Mower County Road 15 to east of Olmsted County Road 6.
Additionally, the eastbound entrance ramp to I-90 at County Road 6 is closed and detoured. The signed detour for motorists on County Road 6 wanting to enter eastbound I-90 is to follow Country Road 6 eastbound into Stewartville, go north on Hwy 63 to the I-90 interchange.
The westbound I-90 single-lane traffic will last for approximately three weeks. The eastbound single-lane traffic will remain through the end of the project in late August.
Overall, the project includes:
• Resurfacing approximately 8.6 miles of I-90 eastbound from 2.5 miles east of Mower County Road 1 to .9 miles east of Hwy 63 in Olmsted County;
• Resurfacing interchange ramps at County Road 6 and Hwy 63;
• Improving and repairing guardrail and drainage throughout project
• Resurfacing the car parking lot of High Forest Rest Area and improving entrance/exit ramps and facility accessibility. The High Forest Rest Area for eastbound traffic will be closed beginning June 8 for paving work; and
• Improving four bridges.
o I-90 eastbound bridge over Root River
o I-90 westbound bridge over Root River
o County Road 6 bridge over I-90
o County Road 15 bridge over I-90