Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

August 30, 2019

Hwy 50 closure in Farmington, Hampton extended through Sept. 6

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – The closure of Highway 50 between Highway 3 in Farmington and Highway 52 in Hampton has been extended through Sept. 6 due to unforeseen utility work.

Highway 50 between Highway 3 and Blaine Avenue is now expected to reopen by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6.

Motorists should follow the signed detour using Highway 3, County Road 66 and Blaine Avenue to bypass the closure. There will be no thru access from Highway 3 to Highway 52 during the closure.

These closure are necessary as crews finish installing pipes beneath the road. 

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