Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 24–Annandale

Hwy 55 to Poplar Ave., Wright County

All lanes, sidewalks open

Good news! Highway 24 is now open! The detour is lifted. MnDOT thanks you for your patience during this six month project in Annandale. We hope you enjoy the new sidewalk and roadway.

Location map Hwy 24 roadwork in Annandale in 2020
New road and sidewalks open in Annandale. Click map for PDF

Summary of work

MnDOT reconstructed Hwy 24 from Hwy 55 to north of Poplar Ave. in Annandale in 2020, includes:

  • Reconstruct the road with a new asphalt surface, includes parking, side street approaches and entrances
  • Replace curb, gutters and storm sewer
  • Replace underground city utilities, includes water main and sanitary sewer
  • Improve pedestrian access, includes wider sidewalks and approaches

Streetscape planting to be completed in 2021 on a separate city contract. To learn more about the streetscape plan, visit the City of Annandale, at www.annandale.mn.us.

New road surface and walks along Hwy 24/Park St. Photo by MnDOT.

Future area projects

Hwy 55 Annandale

In 2022, MnDOT will resurface Hwy 55 between Brown Ave. N in Annandale and the Meeker/Stearns county line, Wright County.

In 2023, MnDOT will resurface and/or reconstruct due to underground utility replacements, Hwy 55 between Brown Ave. North and Poplar Ave., and widen Highway 55 from Poplar Ave. to just east of Annandale Blvd. to add a center left-turn lane.  The project will also improve sidewalks and upgrade the traffic signal system at Excelsior Ave.

More details to become available once closer to construction.