Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 21 resurfacing

Shieldsville

About this project

Hwy 21 resurfacing location project  map
Hwy 21 repaving project map

Update

Project started Monday, April 19. The Lake Mazaska Boat Launch area is complete and open. Culvert and intersection improvements are estimated to be finished by the end of May. If weather permits, all project work will be finished by the end of June.

Summary of work

The project will resurface approximately 8 miles of Hwy 21 from about 1 mile west of I-35 to Hwy 99 in Rice County. New turn lanes/ bypass lanes will be installed at Shields Court, Mazaska Lake Trail, Lake Mazaska Boat Launch and French Lake Trail. Additionally, the Rice County Road 62 (Halstad Avenue) intersection will be improved and overhead lighting will be added for safety. Culverts will also be repaired.

Traffic impacts

Current traffic impacts

  • Lane closures in work zone