Zumbrota, MN 

Bridging the Past and the Future

Welcome to Zumbrota

Welcome to Zumbrota, MN, home to Minnesota's only remaining functioning covered bridge!  We're located 20 miles north of Rochester and about 40 miles south of the Twin Cities on the fast growing Highway 52 Corridor.  The City boasts an active historic Main Street, growing commercial & industrial sectors, strong residential roots and well maintained parks & open space.

City News & Notices

Beware Freezing Water Lines

Notice to Zumbrota Residents: 

In order to prevent water service line freeze-up every Zumbrota water customer is urged to take the temperature of their water and then continue monitoring it.  If water temperature gets below 40 degrees residents should immediately start running a continuous pencil width stream of water from a faucet.   Once the water is over 40 degrees resident can turn off the water but should continue to monitor the temperature. 

Winter Snow Removal Ordinance in Effect Nov. 1 - April 1

No motor vehicle or other obstruction shall be parked on any city street during and/or after a snowfall, sleet or freezing rain which there has been any accumulation of snow, ice and similar debris until the street has been cleared to its full width.   Vehicles in violation of this ordinance between 7:00 pm and 7:00 am may be ticketed and towed at owners’ expense.  For more information please see the Notice with Exception and Public Parking Lot Maps and full text of the Winter Parking Restriction Ordinance or contact City Hall at 732-7318.

New Highway 58 Bridge Over Highway 52 in 2017

The project will improve connections for pedestrians and bicyclists across the bridge, traffic flow off of Hwy 52 and the length of the uphill acceleration lane onto southbound Highway 52. Completion of the project is scheduled for fall 2017.  Once the demolition is completed, crews will move on to finish repaving Hwy 52 this month.  Hoffman Construction Company of Black River Falls, Wis., is the prime contractor for the $5.6 million project.  Thanks for your patience as we get close to completion of this project.

For more information visit MnDOT TH58 Bridge Project Page and view the concept layout.

City of Zumbrota; 175 West Avenue; Zumbrota, MN 55992