Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 10—Elk River

Xenia Ave. to Lowell Ave., Sherburne County

Current work zone

Expect reduced speeds, lane closures or lane shifts within the Hwy 10 work zone between Xenia Ave., south of the Lake Orono bridge, and Jackson Ave. in Elk River, Sherburne County, through early November.

Night time: April 26 through early May

  • Both directions of Hwy 10 to be reduced to one lane, head-to-head traffic, on the north side (westbound) of the road, as crews replace pipes below the south side (eastbound)
    • Work will occur each overnight between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
    • Signalized intersections to be maintained and open to cross traffic at Upland and Proctor Avenue. However, be prepared to stop. The signal to be activated as a 'all-way flash stop' and patrol will be on site to direct traffic if necessary.
    • Westbound to return to two lanes of traffic each morning. Eastbound to remain one lane of traffic 24/7. 
    • Be alert, watch for changes and drive with extra caution as sight distances lessen at night. Expect reduced speeds, lane shifts, and workers and equipment.

Day time: April 19 through early May


  • Eastbound Hwy 10 one lane of traffic 24/7
    • Expect lane shifts within the work zone. Plan your commute, especially on Sunday afternoon when recreational weekend travelers’ return home. Seek alternate routes or travel at off-peak hours.
  • Westbound Hwy 10 both lanes open between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Lane width 11 ft
  • Local access open and maintained along Hwy 10, however expect changes and use of alternate accesses

Work in progress

  • Construct temporary crossovers to shift lanes of traffic - Complete
  • Replace pipes beneath eastbound (night work)
  • Widen shoulder areas for future traffic shift
  • Work off-road on utilities, trail, etc.

About this project

Reconstruct and improve Hwy 10 between Xenia Ave. and Lowell Ave. in Elk River.

Project location map
Improve Hwy 10 in Elk River in 2021. Click image for PDF

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct one mile of Hwy 10 road surface from Xenia Ave. to 4th St. NW
  • Install dual left-turn lanes on eastbound Hwy 10 to Proctor Ave./Sherburne Co. Rd. 1
  • Construct multi-use pedestrian trail along eastbound Hwy 10 from Simonet Dr. to Lowell Ave.
  • Reconstruct segments of pedestrian sidewalks and ramp approaches; upgrade signal systems at Proctor Ave./Sherburne Co. Rd. 1 and Upland Ave.