Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 55–Brooten, Belgrade

Stearns County


Plan to see roadwork on Hwy 55 in Brooten and Belgrade through July 2021. There will be multiple teams working in both towns. Watch for workers and equipment and follow signs.

Hwy 55 Brooten

  • In progress: Westbound Hwy 55 closed and detoured northwest along Railway Ave., Second Ave. and School Ave.  Eastbound Hwy 55 will encounter periodic stops with flaggers as crews replace pipes beneath the road
  • Begins Tues, May 4: Eastbound Hwy 55 will close and detour southeast along Western Ave. S and Roe St. Westbound will continue to detour northwest along Railway Ave, Second Ave. and School Ave. 
  •  Pedestrians will encounter sidewalk closures along Hwy 55, follow detour signs.
Project map
Detour map in Brooten. Click map for PDF Sign up for Hwy 55 email updates

Hwy 55 Belgrade

  • Through late May: Both directions of Hwy 55 are shifted to the south side of the road to reconstruct the north side of Hwy 55, which includes the westbound lane, shoulder and sidewalk between Langdon Ave. and Borgerding Ave.
    • Access to Washburn Ave will remain open until mid-May.
  • Pedestrians will encounter sidewalk closures along Hwy 55, follow detour signs
Project map
Hwy 55 roadwork in Belgrade. Click map for PDF

Brooten and Belgrade open for business

Hwy 55 will be open and maintained to those who live, work or visit Brooten and Belgrade. However, expect changes and watch for directional signs when navigating through the area.

About this project

MnDOT will reconstruct and improve safety on Hwy 55 through the cities of Brooten and Belgrade.

Project map
Hwy 55 in Brooten and Belgrade. Click map for PDF

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the asphalt road surface
  • Replace underground storm sewer
  • Install curb and gutter
  • Update and add new pedestrian sidewalk and ramp approaches