Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-77: County Road 42 - MN-62

Corridor information

Orange barrels on a highway

Corridor background

MN 77 is an important North-South corridor for the Southern Metro area. The corridor connects suburbs in Dakota County to the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 54,000 – 89,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 1,200 – 2,200
  • Number of lanes: 4 - 8
  • Key highway connections: I-35E, I-494, MN-62

Public Transit

  • Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
  • Transit Centers: Apple Valley Transit Center, Mall of America
  • Five Park and Ride lots with a capacity of 2,687 parking spaces


  • Union Pacific railroad connection to Savage port