Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61 reconstruction project

in Cook County

Orange barrels on a highway

Americans with Disabilities Act

I-494 Ramp Closures
Speakers and raised arrows on APS signals provide information about the intersection to pedestrians with hearing and visual impairment.

All MnDOT projects - both new construction and rehabilitation projects - must include evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Components can include, but are not limited to adding curb cuts, truncated domes and accessible pedestrian signals. Read about MnDOT's transition plan to comply with the ADA.

Specifics for this project

  • Install or upgrade curb ramps at intersections
  • Extend culverts further from the sidewalk
  • Install new sidewalk on the south side of Hwy 61 from Broadway Avenue to 5th Avenue East
  • Replace sidewalk on the north side of Hwy 61 from 8th Avenue West to Broadway Avenue
  • Extend bike trail from 3rd Avenue West to Broadway Avenue on the south side of Hwy 61
  • Install pedestrian push buttons at the traffic signal at Broadway Avenue