Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71 and Hwy 23 Resurfacing


About the Project

MnDOT is planning to resurface the southbound lanes of Hwy 71 from the south end of the Hwy 23 bypass to the Business Hwy 71 split. Additionally, Hwy 23 from CR 5 to the start of the Hwy 23 bypass will be resurfaced

Summary of MnDOT work

  • Replace existing asphalt with concrete pavementWork zone and project area for Hwy 71 and 23
  • Update existing guardrails
  • Improve drainage

Traffic Impacts

This project will require traffic control measures consisting of construction staging, lane crossovers, temporary ramp accesses and closures, and a detour for the section of the project west of the Hwy 71 overpass

This project will be completed in three stages

Proposed traffic control measures during construction are shown below: