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Plans, Studies and Future Construction

 

Plans, studies and future projects on Minnesota highways

Find out about studies and plans for potential projects below. Some projects on this list are already scheduled and work will begin in the near future. Learn about the planning process before a highway is built

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District Offices MnDOT District 7 - Mankato/Windom Metro District - St Paul/Minneapolis MnDOT District 8 - Marshall/Wilmar/Hutchinson MnDOT District 1 - Duluth/Virginia MnDOT District 4 - Detroit Lakes/Morris MnDOT District 2 - Bemidji/Crookston MnDOT District 3 - Baxter/St Cloud MnDOT District 6 - Rochester/Owatonna

Hwys 1 – 13

Hwy 2

Hwy 2—East Grand Forks

Description: Bridge being evaluated to determine long-range maintenance plan

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Reid Baumann

More information: mndot.gov/d2/projects/kennedybridge/

Hwy 4

Hwy 4—St. James

Description: Reconstruct 1.6 miles of roadway, upgrade city utility infrastructure, enhance pedestrian accommodations

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Rebecca Arndt

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy4stjames/

Hwy 5

Hwy 5—Carver County from Hwy 41 to Hwy 212

Description: Study was done by Carver County and the cities of Victoria and Waconia in collaboration with MnDOT and the communities along the corridor in order to guide future planning and improvements along Hwy 5 from Hwy 41 in Chanhassen to Hwy 212 in Norwood Young America.

Status: Study completed 2008. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Kirsten Klein

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy5carver/

Hwy 6

Hwy 6—Emily

Description: Reconstruct Hwy 6 through Emily. The project will make for a smoother road surface, improve storm water drainage and improve safety and accessibility.

Status: Preliminary design underway. Work begins 2018.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/emily/

Hwy 8

Hwy 8—Wyoming and Chisago City

Description: Study identified possible future improvements to the Hwy 8 Corridor between Greenway Avenue North and Karmel Avenue.

Status: Study completed. No projects have been funded or are currently planned.

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy8study/

Hwy 10

Hwy 10—Elk River

Description: Upgrade to a freeway system
Status: Study completed 2012. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact: Jim Hallgren
More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy10er/

Hwy 10 in the cities of Anoka and Ramsey

Description: Corridor study identified needs

Status: Study complete. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy10study/

Hwy 13

Hwy 13 between Savage and Burnsville

Description: Corridor study to identify needs

Status: Study completed 2013. Work begins 2017.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy13study/

Hwys 14 – 30 (back to top)

Hwy 14

Hwy 14—New Ulm to N. Mankato

Description: Four lane expansion

Status: Work begins 2017 or 2018. In the meantime, MnDOT has taken steps to address the safety issues between now and 2017.

Contact: Zachary Tess

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/14newulmtomankato/

Hwy 19

Hwy 19 near Henderson

Description: Replace bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad

Status: Work begins 2016

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy19henderson/

Hwy 22

Hwy 22—Mapleton to Blue Earth County Road 15

Description: Reconstruct or mill-and-overlay deteriorating pavement segments. Replace Big Cobb River Bridge at Beauford

Status: Work begins 2017

Contact: Glen Coudron

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy22mapleton/index.html

Hwy 23

Hwy 23 from I-90 to Willmar

Description: Passing lane construction

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Susann Karnowski

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23passinglanes

Hwy 23 Gap New London to Paynesville

Description: Connecting Hwy 23 Corridor

Status: TBA

Contact: Ryan Barney

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23gapsnewlondonpaynesville/

Hwy 23 Gap Paynesville to Richmond

Description: Connecting Hwy 23 Corridor

Status: TBA

Contact: Ryan Barney

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23gappaynesvillerichmond/

Hwy 25

Hwy 25, 55 – Buffalo

Description: Road improvements. Widen and reconstruct Hwy 25 from south of Catlin St to Hwy 55 to accommodate two lanes of traffic in both directions. Reconstruct Hwy 25/55 intersection and install dual-turn lanes.

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Claudia Dumont

More information: mndot.gov/d3/buffalo/

Hwy 29

Hwy 29 – Glenwood

Description: Proposed bridge over the railroad tracks just north of Glenwood, realign the intersection of Hwy 29 and Hwy 55

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/glenwoodoverpass/

Hwys 32 – 52 (back to top)

I-35

I-35W/I-35E and I-35 from Lino Lakes to Forest Lake

Description: Project includes resurfacing the road, updating sidewalks, and replacing bridges

Status: Construction begins June 2017.

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/35linolakes

I-35E from Little Canada to White Bear Lake

Description: Study to develop and evaluate conceptual alternatives for extending MnPASS from Little Canada Road to County Rd. 96

Status: Study in progress. The environmental phase for a MnPASS extension project has begun.

Contact: Brad Larsen

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35emnpassextension

I-35W/I-494 Study

Description: Interchange Improvements

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and35winterchange/

I-35W—Transit/Access Project

Description: Transit Improvements near Lake Street
Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact:
Jim Grube
More information:
Hennepin County website

I-35W and County Road E2

Description: Replace County Road E2 bridge

Status: Construction begins 2016.
Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/cre2overi35wnewbrighton/

I-35W and County Road H

Description: Replace bridge

Status: Construction begins 2016.
Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/crhoveri35wardenhills/

I-35W in Roseville, Arden Hills and New Brighton

Description: Repave I-35W between Hwy 36 and I-694

Status: Construction begins 2016.
Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wardenhills/

I-35W between Roseville and Blaine

Description: Designing a road project that includes adding a lane, in each direction, to I-35W between Hwy 36 in Roseville and Lexington Avenue (County Road 17) in Blaine

Status: Designing options for a project and assessing the environmental impacts of a project

Contact: Jerome Adams

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wroseville/

Hwy 36

Hwy 36 Study from North St. Paul to Oakdale

Description: Develop preliminary concept designs for intersection improvements at Century Avenue and Hadley Avenue

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36study/

Hwy 36 in Roseville

Description: Replace current Hwy 36 bridge with two new bridges, reconstruct and resurface ramps and roadway, replace signal systems at Lexington Avenue

Status: Work begins 2016

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36roseville/

Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

Description: Convert Stillwater Lift Bridge to a pedestrian bridge. Vehicle traffic will be moved to the St. Croix Crossing
Status: Work begins fall 2016
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/liftbridge/

Hwy 41

Hwy 41 River Crossing Project

Description: Connect Hwy 169 and new Hwy 212 near Hwy 41

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy41bridge/

Hwy 52

Hwy 52 Cannon Falls to Hader Access Study

Description: Study to identify a recommended alternative

Status: Study completed 2012. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Heather Lukes

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy52accessstudy/

Hwys 53 – 77 (back to top)

Hwy 55

Hwy 55—Plymouth to Rockford

Description: Lane expansion

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy55plymouthtorockford/

Hwy 58

Hwy 58 Zumbrota

Description: Study to guide short-and long-term transportation and land use

Status: Study completed 2013. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/redwing-bridge/

Hwy 62

Hwy 62 and I-35W Gateways

Description: Create coherent aesthetic elements that articulate the unique characteristics of the neighborhood connections.

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact: Bobbie Dahlke

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35whwy62gateway/

Hwy 63

Hwy 63 Red Wing Bridges

Description: Rehabilitate existing bridges, identify a preferred alternative for a bridge crossing between Red Wing, Minn. and Wisconsin

Status: Work begins 2018

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/redwing-bridge/

Hwy 75

Hwy 75 near Kent

Description: Realign Hwy 75 to prevent repeated flooding and eliminate low clearance issues

Status: Work begins 2015 or 2016

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: www.mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy75kent

Hwys 78 – 156 (back to top)

I-90

I-90 Corridor Preservation

Description: Pavement restoration and bridge rehab

Construction Dates: 2014-2018

Contact: Christopher Bower

More Information: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d7/projects/I90preserve/

 

I-94

I-94 New Freeway Connection Hwy 24

Description: Proposed freeway connection

Status: Study completed 2007. Work begins 2034.

Contact: Claudia Dumont

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/interregionalconnection/

I-94/Hwy 75 – Moorhead

Description: Reconstruct the current interchange to address mobility and capacity issues along the two corridors.

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More Information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/moorhead/

I-94 – MacKubin Street pedestrian bridge in St. Paul

Description: Rebuild pedestrian bridge over I-94, west of downtown St. Paul

Status: Work begins April 2016

Contact: Kevin Walker

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94mackubinstpaul

I-94 – East St. Paul to Woodbury

Description: Resurface road, construct auxiliary lane and emergency pull-offs, build noisewall and replace part of an existing noisewall, repair bridges.

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94stpaul

I-94 – Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park

Description: Resurface road, repair bridges on or over I-94, reconstruct westbound I-94 bridge deck over Hwy 252, and repair Lowry and Portland Avenue tunnels.

Status: Work begins 2017

Contact: Nick Carpenter

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94brooklyncntr

Hwy 95

Hwy 95 at Grand Avenue/County Hwy 14

Description: Construct single lane roundabout, improve pedestrian and bicycle facilities, replace drainage structures, upgrade lighting

Statis: Construction May 2016 through September 2016

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy95northbranch/

Hwy 99

Hwy 99 over Minnesota River at Saint Peter

Description: Preserve historic bridge

Construction Dates: project delayed to 2017

Traffic Impacts: Detour

Hwys 169 – 694 (back to top)

Hwy 169

Hwy 169—Aitkin

Description: Construct a new roundabout at the intersection of Hwy 169 and Red Oak/Southgate Drive in the city of Aitkin.

Status: Work begins 2017.
Contact: Eric Schiller

More information: mndot.gov/d3/aitkin/

Hwy 169 Belle Plaine

Description: Belle Plaine Area Plan

Status: Study completed 2003. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy169belleplaine/

Hwy 169 and Hwy 41—River Crossing

Description: Connect Hwy 169 and new Hwy 212 near Hwy 41

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy41bridge/

Hwy 169— Shakopee to Blakely Township

Description: Identify options for access changes, improvements to safety and mobility

Status: Study underway.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/169shakopee/

Hwy 169—Elk River to Zimmerman

Description: Assessed range of reasonable alternatives to corridor improvements.

Status: Study completed 2013. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/169elkriver/

Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction

Description: Make safety improvements to Hwy 169 from Six Mile Lake Road to Bradach Road

Status: Study in progress. Work begins 2017.

Contact: Michael Kalnbach

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy169eagles/

Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway

Description: This project will expand Hwy 169 from two- to four-lanes from the east end of the Bovey Bypass, east 1.55 miles through Taconite.

Status: Work begins 2016 to 2017.

Contact: Michael Kalnbach

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy169-cross-range/

Hwy 169 from Mankato to LeSueur

Description: Resurface southbound lanes, raise flood-prone areas, revise intersections in north St. Peter

Status: Hwy 22 south of Saint Peter; 2016 - Hwy 169 from Mankato to Saint Peter

Contact: Zachary Tess

More Information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/floodmitigation/

Hwy 212

Hwy 212 in Cologne

Description: Transportation Planning Study

Status: Study completed 2004. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy212cologne/

Hwy 371

Hwy 371 Nisswa to Pine River

Description: Expand to four lanes and improve access along the corridor, includes the Paul Bunyan Trail.

Status: Work begins 2016-2017. Tree clearing to begin January 2016.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy371/

Hwy 371B South Sixth Street in Brainerd

Description: Reconstruct Highway 371B/South 6th St from Highway 210 to St. Joseph St. in Brainerd. Includes upgrading city sidewalks, curbs, gutters, underground utilities and infrastructure, and traffic signals. Three-lane and five-lane replacement plans are being considered.

Status: Reconstruct in 2017.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/brd/

I-494

I-494/I-35W Study

Description: Interchange Improvements

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and35winterchange/

I-694

I-694 between Rice Street in Shoreview and Lexington Avenue in Arden Hills

Description: Reconstruct I-694, add third general purpose lane and rebuild interstate ramps

Status: Work 2016-2017

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i694shoreview