Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 55/59

Elbow Lake to Barrett

Project summary

Map shows Highway 55 from Barrett to Hoffman as closed. Traffic is being detoured to Highways 59 and 27.
Hwy 55 from Elbowlake to Barrett

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is partnering with Grant County to complete a project on Highway 55/59 from Elbow Lake to Barrett. The project is scheduled for construction in 2023.

Project details

  • Robust resurfacing (reclaim)
  • Shoulder-widening, with 8 additional feet (4-foot paved, 4-foot gravel) on each side of the highway
  • Culvert replacements
  • Turn lanes at County Road 8 and County Road 21
  • Potential installation of snow fence
  • Access improvements
  • Pedestrian ramp installation in the city of Barrett