Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

US-52: Rochester - Twin Cities

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 90 miles from the Twin Cities to I-90 near Rochester. It connects the cities of Cannon Falls, Zumbrota, Pine Island and Rochester

Current corridor characteristics

Highway: US-52

  • 2009 AADT: 16,700 – 74,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 1,300 – 4,100
  • Number of lanes: 4 - 8
  • Key highway connections: I-90, US-14, US-61, US-63

Public Transit

  • Metro Transit and Metro Mobility
  • Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
  • Rochester Public Transit
  • Three Rivers Hiawathaland Transit (Goodhue County)
  • Dial-a-ride and deviated route service along corridor

Bicycle/Pedestrian

  • Goodhue-Pioneer State Trail
  • Douglas State Trail
  • Great River Ridge State Trail

Key Airports

  • Rochester International Airport

Rail

  • UP line (Rosemount - St. Paul )
  • Soo line (St. Paul yard - St. Croix)
  • DME line (Waseca – Mississippi river)