Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 246 resurfacing


About this project

Public meeting

Thank you to everyone who participated in the a public meeting on April 2, 2024. Community members received a project updates, reviewed detour, construction information and ask questions.

Individuals who were not able to attend can view the public meeting materials and provide their comments or questions through the comments tab.

Summary of work

Map of project area highlighted in orange and blue dots for culvert replacements
Hwy 246 project map (click to enlarge)

This project on Hwy 246 from Rice Co. Rd. 26 in Nerstrand to Hwy 56 will extend the life of the road and provide a smoother ride.

Project work includes:

  • Resurface the roadway with a new layer of asphalt
  • Upgrade all guardrail
  • Repair or replace over 20 culverts

Traffic impacts

  • Detours will be needed for culvert replacements.