People who are traveling across Minnesota on Interstate 90 to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota will encounter construction work zones but no detours, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
The annual motorcycle event in Sturgis, S.D., from Aug. 6-15 attracts thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts, who ride or haul their motorcycles to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
In Minnesota, there are a series of pavement and bridge repairs on I-90 from the Wisconsin border to the South Dakota border. Travelers will encounter single-lane traffic, lane changes and ramp closures in the work zones. Traffic slowdowns may occur in the work zones. Motorists should follow the work zone speed limits.
For traffic and travel information in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or get the free smartphone app at Google Play or the App Store.
For more information about the I-90 projects east to west go to the MnDOT project websites:
I-90 bridge replacement at Hwy 63 north of Stewartville
Single-lane traffic in each direction through construction zone. Some ramp closures.
I-90 bridge replacement at Austin
Single-lane traffic in each direction through construction zone. Some ramp closures
I-90 resurfacing Beaver Creek to Luverne
Single-lane traffic in each direction through construction zone for 9 miles. Some ramp closures.
I-90 resurfacing west of Jackson
Single lane traffic in each direction through construction zone for 11 miles. Some ramp closures.
I-90 rest areas near Jackson
Westbound Des Moines rest area west of Jackson: open with temporary facilities only; reduced capacity.
Eastbound Clear Lake rest area west of Jackson: closed starting Aug. 9 due to ramp and parking lot pavement reconstruction.
MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.