OLIVIA — The bridge over the Minnesota River near Redwood Falls will be replaced next year, resulting in a detour that could last six months.

The project, which touches Renville County and Redwood County, is located on Renville County Road 1 and Redwood County Road 101.

According to a news release this week from the Renville County Public Works Department and Redwood County Highway Department the project is expected to begin in May and be completed by Nov. 1.

Duininck Inc. of Prinsburg is the contractor for the project.