Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

March 4, 2019

March 19 open house will provide details on 2019 Hwy 15 St. Augusta-to-Kimball construction project, detour

Project begins late-April

ST CLOUD, Minn. – All who travel Highway 15 in Stearns County are encouraged to attend an open house about a major road project that will reconstruct Highway 15 between St. Augusta and Kimball in 2019. While Highway 15 will be closed to through traffic for about three months, all businesses will remain accessible throughout the project.

The public open house will be held Tuesday, March 19, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Maine Prairie Township Hall, located at the Highway 15/Dellwood Road intersection, 7551 Dellwood Rd., 55353.

Open house attendees will be able to learn about the project’s schedule, work to be performed, detour and traffic plans, and take home project information. A project layout will be on display, and MnDOT staff will be available to answer any questions. No presentation is planned, and guests are invited to arrive any time.

The project and the detour will begin late-April and all lanes will open late-July, 2019. The schedule is weather dependent. All local businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the project.

The project will reconstruct Highway 15 between County Road 136 in St. Augusta and Highway 55 in Kimball, replace or repair underground culverts, install new mumble strips and improve accessibility at the Highway 15/County Road 47/County Road 136 intersection in St. Augusta.

When complete, the project will improve the ride along 12 miles of Highway 15, and improve drainage, safety and accessibility.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.
Stay informed about the project

To get the latest information and maps, or to sign up to have important project email updates including advance notice of future traffic changes sent directly to your inbox, visit the project’s website at mndot.gov/d3/projects/2019/h15/ .

To follow this and other projects in Stearns County, follow on Twitter @MnDOTcentral and visit www.mndot.gov/d3/construct.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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