Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 210/Hwy 73 reconstruction project

Carlton County

Traffic impacts

Hwy 210 Hwy 73 project location map
Click for larger PDF version.

Construction will begin in May 2022. A detour will be in place from May until project completion in October.

A rendering of the Hwy 73 detour in Cromwell.

In order to keep Hwy 210 open throughout construction, there will be a detour of Hwy 73 in place. Click image for full-size PDF

Summary of work

The project will reconstruct the existing highway and includes the following:

  • Twelve-foot driving lanes and 10-foot parking lanes will be maintained on Hwy 210 from Hwy 73 to Burnett Road.
  • New storm sewer and curb and gutter to collect and convey stormwater runoff.
  • New sidewalk along Hwy 210 and along the west side of Hwy 73 adjacent to the Cromwell High School.
  • New lighting along Hwy 210.
  • Possible temporary easements and permanent right-of-way on Hwy 210 south of the Hwy 73 intersection is anticipated.

Public meetings

MnDOT hosted a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11, to give a project update. A recording of the meeting is below.

Past meetings

  • June 19, 2019
    A public hearing considering MnDOT's request for city of Cromwell approval (Municipal Consent) of the final layout
  • July 24, 2018
    An open house was held for this project.