Construction: Elton Hills Bridge / North Broadway

Construction cones

Information from Public Works
Last updated: October 4, 2021


Elton Hills Drive Bridge

Construction will begin October 11, 2021 and last through June 30, 2022. The closure will impact the bridge in both directions. There will be no disruption or closures of driveways used for business. Working hours for the contractor will be approximately 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

 The following impacts to travel will be in place until July 2022:

  • Elton Hills Drive will be completely closed to all traffic at the bridge.
  • Vehicle traffic will be detoured to 13th Street NW via 3rd Avenue NW and Broadway Avenue North.
  • Pedestrian and cyclists will be detoured to the pedestrian bridge north of Elton Hills Drive via sidewalks along West River Parkway NW and the Zumbro North Trail.

Elton Hills Drive Bridge Replacement Virtual Open House and Public Engagement Portal:

North Broadway Project

Construction will continue through September 2022.

Last updated: October 18, 2021

Travel impacts:

Construction is progressing along North Broadway Avenue and traffic patterns will change on October 25, 2021.

Vehicular travel:

  • North Broadway from 13 Street to 7 Street will be open to regular traffic, but reduced to one lane of travel in each direction. There will be a 3-way stop at the intersection of Silver Lake Drive/13 Street and North Broadway and a 3-way stop at the intersection of 7 Street and North Broadway.
  • North Broadway will remain closed from 7 Street to Civic Center Drive, with through traffic detouring to Silver Lake Drive NE. Local traffic and business access for North Broadway in this section will utilize side streets and the mid-block alleys east and west of North Broadway.
  • Silver Lake Drive NE will be closed from 12 Street to 13 Street to complete reconstruction work in this area. Traffic needing to access Silver Lake Drive NE can use side streets south of 13th Street NE or the official detour at 7th Street NE.

Pedestrians & Cyclists:

  • The sidewalk and cycle track on both sides of North Broadway will be open from 13 Street to 7 Street. Periodic disruptions may occur.
  • Pedestrians will use the existing sidewalk or the concrete road surface on the west side of North Broadway from 7 Street to 5 Street.
  • Pedestrians will be detoured around the west side of the Bryk on Broadway project from 5 Street to Civic Center Drive.
  • The cycle track has not yet been constructed between 7 Street and 5 Street.

Rochester Public Transit:

  • Routes 101, 102, and 21 will continue to detour along Silver Lake Drive NE. with a modification of the previous detour to now travel along 12 St. NW between N Broadway Ave. and W Silver Lake Rd. See for more information. 

*All dates are weather dependent.

Detour and road closures related to North Broadway construction project:

N Broadway detour map

Section of North Broadway impacted by construction project:

Map of North Broadway

Resources for the North Broadway project:

*All dates are weather dependent.