Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 7 Drainage Improvement


About this project

Highway 7 between Merrywood Lane and Waterford Lane in Victoria project location map

Hwy 7 in Victoria project location map.

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Crews will make improvements on Hwy 7 between Merrywood Ln. and Waterford Ln. to improve drainage in the area. Crews will repair the slope between Hwy 7 and Lake Zumbra, rebuild shoulders, curb and gutter. They will also install new guard rail. Some trees in the area will have to be removed to allow for the work.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct shoulder
  • Install curb and gutter and improve drainage
  • Install guard rail
  • Reinforce slope to the lake

Traffic impacts


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect a three month closure of EB Hwy 7 between Merrywood Ln. and Waterford Ln. and two week closure of WB Hwy 7. Expect detours.