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District 3 Construction
Current state highway roadwork in central Minnesota


Planned detours

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Photos of Hwy 169 bridge construction
in Vineland.

Recent News


Hwy 169 lane closures north of Milaca begin Aug. 24 (Aug. 18, 2015)


Series of lane closures on five area highways (Aug. 25, 2015) Seal coat road surface Aug. 25 -Sept. 18.


Hwy 71 in Wadena closes Aug. 26-28 (Aug. 21, 2015) Short detour via city streets. Project led by the City of Wadena.


Lane closures on Hwy 84 north of Pine River (Aug. 7, 2015) Utility work, prepare work site. Road closure with detour begins in mid Sept. to replace bridge.



Roadwork by Highway

Hwy 4 Sauk Centre


Hwy 4 closed south of I-94, near Sauk Centre until Sept 4
Replace Sauk River bridge. Hwy 4 closed south of I-94 to CR 186. Follow detour along local roads from Sauk Centre, Melrose or Meire Grove. 


Hwy 12, Hwy 25 Buffalo, Montrose


Intersection safety improvements at Hwy 12/25east of Montrose until early Oct. Install continuous T intersection with signal system and turn lanes.


Hwy 24 Clearwater


Hwy 24 bridge construction in Clearwater begins Aug. 15  - Traffic impacts minimal, motorists to use current Hwy 24 bridge as new structure is built to the south, downstream. New bridge to open to traffic in fall 2017. Entire project to be complete in June 2018.


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Hwy 25 Monticello


Hwy 25 road improvements in Monticello until early Sept
South of I-94 in Monticello.Lane closures, access closures and flaggers. Some local road detours.


Hwy 25, 55 Buffalo


Hwy 25 road improvements in Buffalo
City of Buffalo and MnDOT projects in 2015 and 2016. Reconstruct Hwy 25 between 2nd St S and Catlin St, includes new roundabout at 8th St N and intersection improvements at Hwy 55.


Hwy 87 Backus


Lane closures on Highway 87 in Backus Aug 19-28 (Aug. 18, 2015)


Hwy 84 north of Pine River


Replace Ada Brook bridge. Sept to mid-Oct 2015. Hwy 84 to close at the bridge seven miles north of Pine River. Detour uses Hwy 371 from Pine River to Backus and Hwy 87 from Backus to Pontori. Prep work begins in Aug. Periodic lane or shoulder closures for this work.


I-94 Rogers to St. Michael


Install capacity improvements Hwy 101 to Hwy 241. Narrow lanes, shifts, use of temp ramps, reduced speeds through Oct.


Hwy 169 north of Milaca


Hwy 169 lane closures north of Milaca begin Aug. 24 (Aug. 18, 2015)


Hwy 169 Vineland


Replace Hwy 169 bridge near Lake Mille Lacs (May 21, 2015) Replace bridge. Hwy 169 remains open to traffic on temporary narrowed bypass lanes through Oct 29.



Hwy 371 Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Jenkins


Hwy 371 four lane expansion - Work begins in Jan. 2016.  The two year project will expand Hwy 371 to a four lane divided highway from Nisswa Ave in Nisswa, to just north of CR 16 in Jenkins, includes a new interchange at CR 11 in Pequot Lakes.



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