Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 23—east St. Cloud

Benton Co. Rd. 1 to Hwy 95

Current roadwork

Week of Sept. 28

Hwy 23 and Hwy 95/15th Street NE

  • Temporary ALL-WAY STOP to replace signal system at Hwy 23 and Hwy 95/15th St. NE intersection the week of Sept. 28. Watch for road signs and be prepared to stop at-or-before the intersection. Work is estimated to take one week to complete.

Lane closures through Oct. 28

Hwy 23

Both directions to have segments of single-lane closures between Benton Co. Rd. 1 and Hwy 95 east of St. Cloud, Benton County.

  • Work will occur 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays
  • Flaggers will direct access to/from intersections

Hwy 23 east St. Cloud - CR 1 to Hwy 95 - project map
Hwy 23 and Co. Rd. 8

  • Both directions of Hwy 23 reduced to a single-lane near Co. Rd. 8
  • Hwy 23 median closed to Co. Rd. 8, use alternate access before or after Co. Rd. 8

Use these work zone safety tips

  • Watch for workers, directional signs and orange cones and barrels
  • Expect changes and slow moving equipment to enter and exit work areas
  • Obey posted speed limits. Fine for a violation in a work zone is $300
  • Expect delays, especially at peak travel times

About this project

MnDOT will resurface and improve Hwy 23 between Benton Co. Rd. 1 and Hwy 95 east of St. Cloud, Benton County.

Summary of work

  • Resurface both directions of Hwy 23, includes shoulders and turn-lanes, from Benton Co. Rd. 1 to Hwy 95 (four miles)
  • Reconstruct the access at Hwy 23 and Benton Co. Rd. 8 in St. Cloud with a safer Reduced Conflict Intersection (RCI), also known as a j-turn
  • Improve pedestrian accessibility at Co. Rd. 8
  • Update the signal system at Hwy 95 and Hwy 23; Co. Rd. 1 and Hwy 23