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Plans, Studies and Future Construction

Plans, studies and future projects on Minnesota highways

Find out about studies and plans for potential projects below. Some projects on this list are already scheduled and work will begin in the near future. Learn about the planning process before a highway is built.

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District Offices MnDOT District 7 - Mankato/Windom Metro District - St Paul/Minneapolis MnDOT District 8 - Marshall/Wilmar/Hutchinson MnDOT District 1 - Duluth/Virginia MnDOT District 4 - Detroit Lakes/Morris MnDOT District 2 - Bemidji/Crookston MnDOT District 3 - Baxter/St Cloud MnDOT District 6 - Rochester/Owatonna

Hwys 1 – 13

Hwy 8

Hwy 8—Wyoming and Chisago City

Description: Study identified possible future improvements to the Hwy 8 Corridor between Greenway Avenue North and Karmel Avenue.

Status: Study completed. No projects have been funded or are currently planned.

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy8study/

Hwy 10

Hwy 10—Elk River

Description: Upgrade to a freeway system
Status: Study completed 2012. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact: Jim Hallgren
More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy10er/

Hwy 10 in the cities of Anoka and Ramsey

Description: Corridor study identified needs

Status: Study complete. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy10study/

Hwy 10 Detroit Lakes

Description: Reduced Conflict Intersection conversion, signal and intersection improvements including crosswalks and future trail development accommodations

Status: 2019 construction

Contact: Tom Lundberg, project manager, 218-846-3634

More information: www.mndot.gov/d4/projects/easthwy10/

Hwy 10 Wadena

Description: Reconstruct Hwy 10 from Birch Ave to east of CR 4 through the city of Wadena, includes sidewalks, accesses and utilities.

Status: Preliminary designs are underway. Work begins 2019.

Contact: Claudia Dumont, project manager, 320-223-6530

More information: www.mndot.gov/d3/wadena/

Hwy 11

Hwy 11 corridor assessment

Description: Evaluate existing and future conditions and make recommendations for corridor improvements.

Status: Study
Contact: Darren Laesch

More information: mndot.gov/d2/projects/hwy11assessment/

Hwy 12

Hwy 12 Cokato

Description: Resurface and improve safety on Hwy 12 between Sunset Ave NW and 7th St SE in Cokato, in Wright County. Project includes pedestrian sidewalks and intersection safety improvements at Hwy 12 and Broadway Ave.

Status: Preliminary designs are underway. Work scheduled for 2020.

Contact: Claudia Dumont, project manager, 320-223-6530

More information: mndot.gov/d3/cokato/

Hwy 12 – Hwy 12 and Hwy 22 in Litchfield

Description: Reconstruction of four blocks of Hwy 12 and Hwy 22 through downtown Litchfield.

Status: Work begins 2019

Contact: Lowell Flaten

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy12litchfield/

Hwy 12 Willmar

Description: Willmar corridor study

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy12willmarcorridor/

Hwy 13

Hwy 13 between Savage and Burnsville

Description: Corridor study to identify needs

Status: Study completed 2013.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy13study/

Hwys 14 – 30 (back to top)

Hwy 14

Hwy 14—Owatonna to Dodge Center

Description: Four lane expansion

Status: Segment 1 construction complete. Segment 2 construction TBD.

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information: mndot/gov/d6/projects/hwy14/

Hwy 15

Hwy 15/ Main Street – Downtown Hutchinson Reconstruction Project

Description: Reconstruction of Hwy 15/ Main Street from 2nd Ave. NW to 5th Ave. SW

Construction dates: Begins 2020.

Traffic impacts: Utility location and surveying work has begun.

Contact: Teal Spellman

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy15downtownhutch/

Hwy 19

Hwys 19 and 93 near Henderson

Description: Flood feasibility study to evaluate the bridges and approach roadways over the Minnesota River for Hwy 19, Hwy 93 and Sibley County Road 6.

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Rebecca Arndt

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy19study/

Hwy 22

Hwy 22 corridor study between St. Peter and Mapleton

Description: A joint study between MnDOT and MAPO

Status: Study in progress

Contact: Lisa Bigham

More information: https://th22corridorstudy.com/

Hwy 23

Hwy 23—Foley to Milaca

Description: Hwy 23 Road Safety Audit report and findings between Foley and Milaca, includes the communities of Ronneby, Oak Park and Foreston. The report is part of a multi-agency effort to improve safety along the Hwy 23 corridor in Benton and Mille Lacs counties.

Status: Hwy 23 Road Safety Audit published Sept. 9, 2017.

Contact: Tom Dumont, District 3 traffic engineer

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/h23foleytomilaca/

Hwy 23 Gap New London to Paynesville

Description: Connecting Hwy 23 Corridor

Status: Study complete. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23gapsnewlondonpaynesville/

Hwy 23 New London

Description: Safety assessment of Hwy 23 in New London to evaluate existing conditions and develop short and long term strategies to improve safety and manage the corridor in the future

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23nlsafetyassessment/

Hwy 23 Gap Paynesville to Richmond

Description: Connecting Hwy 23 Corridor

Status: TBA

Contact: Lance Kalthoff

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23gappaynesvillerichmond/

Hwy 23 Marshall Safety Study

Description: To develop a common vision and guidance for managing the Hwy 23 corridor now and into the future.

Status: Study completed 2016
Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt
More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23marshallstudy/

Hwy 25

Hwys 25 and 55 — Buffalo

Description: Road improvement plans on Hwy 25 and Hwy 55 in the Buffalo area in Wright County

Construction dates: Future years

Contact: Russell Fellbaum

More information: mndot.gov/d3/buffalo/

Hwy 27

Hwy 27 Little Falls

Description: Reconstruct and improve Hwy 27 through Little Falls. The project will make for a smoother road surface, update old underground city water and sewer infrastructure, improve pedestrian sidewalks, signals and accessibility.

Status: Plans underway. Work scheduled for 2019.

Contact: Luke Wehseler, project manager

More information: mndot.gov/d3/littlefalls/

Hwy 29

Hwy 29 – Glenwood overpass

Description: Proposed bridge over the railroad tracks just north of Glenwood, realign the intersection of Hwy 29 and Hwy 55

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/glenwoodoverpass/

Hwys 32 – 52 (back to top)

Co Hwy 35

County Hwy 35 and Hwy 36 (Hadley Interchange)

Description: Develop final design and construction for intersection improvement at Hadley Avenue

Status: Funded for construction in 2019

More information: https://www.co.washington.mn.us/2504/HadleyInterchange This is a Washington County project.

I-35

I-35/I-535/Hwy 53 Twin Ports Interchange in Duluth

Description: Replace 33 bridges and reconstruct interchange

Status: No projects have been funded or planned

Contact: Roberta Dwyer

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange

I-35E from Little Canada to White Bear Lake

Description: Study to develop and evaluate conceptual alternatives for extending MnPASS from Little Canada Road to County Rd. 96

Status: Study in progress. The environmental phase for a MnPASS extension project has begun.

Contact: Brad Larsen

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35emnpassextension

I-35W/I-494 Study

Description: Interchange Improvements

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and35winterchange/

I-35W and 5th Street Bridge Repair in Minneapolis

Description: Build a new pedestrian and bike bridge at 5th St. SE over I-35W

Status: 2019

Traffic impacts: Lane closures, road closures and ramp closures

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wandfifthstbridge/

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I-35W between Roseville and Blaine

Description: Designing a road project that includes adding a lane, in each direction, to I-35W between Hwy 36 in Roseville and Lexington Avenue (County Road 17) in Blaine

Status: Designing options for a project and assessing the environmental impacts of a project

Contact: Jerome Adams

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wroseville/

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Hwy 36

Hwy 36 and County Hwy 35 (Hadley Interchange)

Description: Develop final design and construction for intersection improvement at Hadley Avenue

Status: Funded for construction in 2019.

More information: https://www.co.washington.mn.us/2504/HadleyInterchange  This is a Washington County project.

Hwy 36 Study from North St. Paul to Oakdale

Description: Develop preliminary concept designs for intersection improvements at Century Avenue and Hadley Avenue

Status: Hwy 36/Hadley Ave. interchange funded for construction in 2019.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36study/

Hwy 37

Hwy 37 Gilbert

Description: Smoother pavement surface, better ride quality, improved pedestrian accessibility and safety

Status: Construction begins in 2020

Contact: Michael Kalnbach

More Information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy37-gilbert/

Hwy 39

Hwy 39 in Duluth

Description: Resurface road, drainage and accessibility improvements

Construction Dates: Work begins spring/summer 2019

Traffic Impacts: Lane closures, local detours

More Information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy39/

Hwy 40

Hwy 40 three miles west of Milan

Description: Repair bridge

Construction Dates: Study in progress.

Traffic Impacts: Detour

More Information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy40-bridge-milan/

Hwy 41

Hwy 41 River Crossing Project

Description: Connect Hwy 169 and new Hwy 212 near Hwy 41

Status: Study complete. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy41bridge/

Hwy 47

Hwy 47/Ferry Street and BNSF Railroad Crossing, Anoka

Description: Construct a new crossing of the BNSF Railroad north of Highway 10

Status: Study complete. Preliminary design underway. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy47rr-anoka/

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Hwy 51

Hwy 51 (Snelling Ave) - Hewitt Ave to Midway Pkwy

Description: Safety and mobility needs study

Status: Developing a preliminary design. Study completed in 2013.

Contact: Mark Lindeberg

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/snellingstudy/

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Hwy 52

Hwy 52 Cannon Falls to Hader Access Study

Description: Study to identify a recommended alternative

Status: Study completed 2012. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Heather Lukes

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy52accessstudy/

Hwy 53

Hwy 53 in International Falls

Description: Reconstruct and rehabilitate Hwy 53 in International Falls. The project will also improve accessibility, drainage, safety and visual quality.

Status: Construction begins in 2020

Contact: Brian Larson

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy-53-international-falls/

Hwy 53/I-35/I-535 Twin Ports Interchange in Duluth

Description: Replace 27 bridges and reconstruct interchange

Status: No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/twin-ports-interchange

Hwys 53 – 77 (back to top)

Hwy 55

Hwy 55—Plymouth to Rockford

Description: Lane expansion

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy55plymouthtorockford/

Hwy 61

Hwy 61 in Grand Marais

Description: Reconstruct and resurface Hwy 61 through Grand Marais, improve accessibility, replace box culverts

Status: Work begins Summer 2019
Contact: Michael Kalnbach

More Information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy-61-grand-marais/

Hwy 62

Hwy 62 and I-35W Gateways

Description: Create coherent aesthetic elements that articulate the unique characteristics of the neighborhood connections.

Status: Study complete. Construction began Summer 2014 and completed November 2014
Contact: Bobbie Dahlke

Hwy 65

Hwy 65 Jacobson, Ball Bluff, Libby (Aitkin County)

Description: Resurfaces Hwy 65 through Jacobson, Ball Bluff and Libby in Aitkin County. Accessibility improvements at the Big Sandy Lake Overlook. Repairs or replaces several culverts.

Status: Work begins Summer 2019.

Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy65/

Hwy 71

US 71/CR 90 J-turn

Description: Construction of J-turn

Status: Preliminary design & environmental work

Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/us71cr90

Hwys 78 – 156 (back to top)

Hwy 91

Hwy 91 in Adrian

Description: Resurface pavement, replace two box culverts, install right turn lanes

Construction Dates: Work begins 2019

Traffic Impacts: Lane closures, detour
Contact: Rebecca Arndt
More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy91/

Hwy 91 Nobles/Murray County line to Russell

Description: Resurfacing of Hwy 91 from Nobles/Murray County line to Russell, replacement of four bridges, repair of culverts, sidewalk and pedestrian (ADA improvements) in Lake Wilson

Construction Dates: Work begins in 2019
Contact: Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt
More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy91

Hwy 93

Hwys 93 and 19 near Henderson

Description: Flood feasibility study to evaluate the bridges and approach roadways over the Minnesota River for Hwy 19, Hwy 93 and Sibley County Road 6.

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Rebecca Arndt

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy19study/

I-94

I-94 - Central Minnesota

Description: Future road construction plans for Interstate 94 from Hwy 241 in St. Michael in Wright County to west of Hwy 71 in Sauk Centre in Stearns County, in central Minnesota. Includes future road resurfacing between Clearwater and Monticello.

Status: Work scheduled through 2020

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/i94/

I-94 New Freeway Connection

Description: Proposed freeway connection between Hwy 10 and I-94 using Hwy 24.

Status: Study completed 2007. Project is unprogrammed; no funds are available.

Contact: Claudia Dumont

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/interregionalconnection/

I-94 – Minneapolis to St. Paul

Description: Study to gather public input about this corridor

Status: Study in progress. Some project funding is identified for 2021 and 2022.

Contact: Nick Carpenter

More Information: mndot.gov/I-94minneapolis-stpaul

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I-94, I-494, I-694

Description: Reconstruct ramp, build new southbound auxiliary lane from 10th St. to I-94, replace and/or widen northbound and southbound interchange bridges, add northbound and southbound buffer lanes, construct ramp merge area and repair pavement.

Status: 2019-2020

Traffic impacts: Lane, ramp closures and delays

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94-494-694/

Hwy 135

Hwy 135 in Biwabik

Description: Highway reconstruction, including curb and gutter and sidewalk improvements, and sewer replacement

Status: Work begins 2019
Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy135biwabik/

Hwy 135 between Gilbert and Town of White

Description: Resurfacing, bridge rehabilitation and intersection improvements

Status: Work begins 2019
Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy135/

Hwys 169 – 694 (back to top)

Hwy 169

Hwy 169 Brooklyn Park

Description: Build an interchange at Hwy 169 and 101st Ave N.

Status: Study in progress April 2017 to Dec. 2018. Funding has not been identified.

Traffic impacts: TBD

More information: http://projects.srfconsulting.com/hwy169and101st/Default.aspx

Hwy 169 Belle Plaine

Description: Belle Plaine Area Plan

Status: Study completed 2003. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy169belleplaine/

Hwy 169/Hwy 41 Intersection Improvements Project

Description: Scott County in partnership with MnDOT is finalizing the design for a diverging diamond interchange at the Hwy 169/Hwy 41, and Co Hhwy 78 intersection; frontage roads; and an overpass at Co Hwy 14.

Status: Fall 2018 to fall 2020

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: www.scottcountymn.gov/608/US-169-TH-41CH-78-Interchange-Design-Pro

Hwy 169 and Hwy 41—River Crossing

Description: Connect Hwy 169 and new Hwy 212 near Hwy 41

Status: Study completed in 2015. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy41bridge/

Hwy 169— Shakopee to Blakely Township

Description: Identify options for access changes, improvements to safety and mobility

Status: Study underway

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/169shakopee/

Hwy 169—Elk River to Zimmerman

Description: Assessed range of reasonable alternatives to corridor improvements.

Status: Study completed 2013. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/169elkriver/

Hwy 169 mobility study

Description: Hwy 169 mobility and transit improvements between Hwy 55 in Golden Valley and Hwy 41 in Shakopee, and between Mankato and the Twin Cities Metro area.

Status: Study in progress
Contact: Brad Larsen

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy169study/

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Hwy 212

Hwy 212 between Carver and Norwood Young America

Description: Transportation Planning Study

Status: Study in progress.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/212cologne/

Hwy 212 Norwood Young America

Description: Repave Hwy 212 from Hwy 25/5 to Cologne

Status: Spring through fall 2020

Contact: Kirsten Klein

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy212nya

Hwy 252

Hwy 252 Mobility study

Description: Convert Hwy 252 into a freeway between 66th Ave. in Brooklyn Center and Hwy 610 in Brooklyn Park. Work would include removing and replacing intersections along the roadway

Status: Study in progress.

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy252study/

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Hwy 371

Hwy 371 Nisswa to Pine River

Description: Expand to four lanes and improve access along the corridor, includes the Paul Bunyan Trail and new interchange at CR 11 in Pequot Lakes.

Status: Study complete between Nisswa and Pine River.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/hwy371/

I-494

I-494/I-35W Study

Description: Interchange Improvements

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and35winterchange/

I-494, I-94, I-694

Description: Reconstruct ramp, build new southbound auxiliary lane from 10th St. to I-94, replace and/or widen northbound and southbound interchange bridges, add northbound and southbound buffer lanes, construct ramp merge area and repair pavement.

Status: 2019-2020

Traffic impacts: Lane, ramp closures and delays

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94-494-694/

I-494/Hwy 62 Congestion Relief Study

Description: Mobility and transit improvements

Status: Study in progress. Funding has not been identified.

Contact: Paul Czech

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and62study/

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I-694

I-694 Non-motorized Crossing Study

Description: Determine safety and mobility needs for bicyclists and pedestrians for the area

Status: Study completed. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Gina Mitteco

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i694crossingstudy/

I-694, I-494, I-94

Description: Reconstruct ramp, build new southbound auxiliary lane from 10th St. to I-94, replace and/or widen northbound and southbound interchange bridges, add northbound and southbound buffer lanes, construct ramp merge area and repair pavement.

Status: 2019-2020

Traffic impacts: Lane, ramp closures and delays

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94-494-694/

I-694 / Rice Street Interchange in Shoreview, Little Canada, Vadnais Heights

Description: Ramsey County is working on designs for a new interchange and bridge

Status: 2019 or 2020 depending on funding

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: www.sehinc.com/online/rice694