Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Highway 3 Safety Improvements

Empire Township, Farmington

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Highway 3 safety improvements project area map in Empire Township and Farmington

Hwy 3 project area map.

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About this project

Crews converted the intersection of Hwy 3 and 170th St. into a single lane roundabout; converted bypass lanes to dedicated left turn lanes at 200th St., 197th St. and Chesterfield Way; and constructed a new left turn lane at 209th St. These improvements are planned to increase safety and mobility on Hwy 3. The roundabout at Hwy 3 and 170th St. provides a safer intersection by reducing turning conflicts and slowing speeds. Conversion of the bypass lanes to dedicated left turn lanes are also expected to improve safety on the roadway.

Summary of work

  • Added a roundabout at 170th St.
  • Constructed left turn lanes at 200th St., 202nd St./Chesterfield Way, 197th St. and 209th ┬áSt.