Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 10—west of Sauk Rapids

Benton County

Hwy 10 Benton County

Cable median barrier photo
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May 9 to late June

Install 10 miles of high-tension safety cable median barrier on Hwy 10 between Benton Co. Rd. 40, also known as the Halfway Crossing, west of Rice and 66th St. west of Sauk Rapids. Motorists will encounter lane closures, lane shifts and reduced speeds. Expect multiple crews and equipment within the work zone. Google map of project location.

When complete in late June, the $1.3 million safety improvement project will prevent crossover collisions with on-coming motorists, which will save lives. If you have any questions, contact Michelle Hoff, MnDOT construction project manager, at michelle.t.hoff@state.mn.us.

PLAN AHEAD: One-lane traffic begins July 11

About this 2022 project

Summary of work

Map of project work zone
Hwy 10 between Co. Rd. 33 and 66th St NE. Select map for pdf
  • Replace a box bridge under Hwy 10 three miles west of Sauk Rapids between the Benton Co. Rd. 33 interchange and 66th St. NE.

Future impacts

Late June to early July

Install temporary crossovers in the median and prepare work areas.

  • Expect periodic lane and shoulder closures

July 11 to late August

Close and replace one side of box bridge at a time

  • One lane each way
  • Use alternate routes or travel at off-peak hours
  • Plan for reduced speeds and delays

September

Remove temporary crossovers and wrap-up work

  • Expect periodic lane and shoulder closures

Hwy 10 Benton County

Cable median barrier photo
Learn more about the benefits of cable median barrier

May 9 to late June

Install 10 miles of high-tension safety cable median barrier on Hwy 10 between Benton Co. Rd. 40, also known as the Halfway Crossing, west of Rice and 66th St. west of Sauk Rapids. Motorists will encounter lane closures, lane shifts and reduced speeds. Expect multiple crews and equipment within the work zone. Google map of project location.

When complete in late June, the $1.3 million safety improvement project will prevent crossover collisions with on-coming motorists, which will save lives. If you have any questions, contact Michelle Hoff, MnDOT construction project manager, at michelle.t.hoff@state.mn.us.