Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

US-61: Goodhue County to I-94

Corridor information

Orange barrels on a highway

Corridor background

The US-61 corridor runs from I-94 in St. Paul to the border of Goodhue County. At Hastings, the corridor continues southeast on MN-316. The US-61 transitway north of I-94 is also included in this corridor.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 3,500 – 59,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 90 – 2,450
  • Number of lanes: 4
  • Key highway connections: I-94, I-494

Public Transit

  • One Park and Ride lot with a capacity of 114 parking spaces


  • BNSF line to Wisconsin
  • Amtrak line to Chicago