Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 37

Gilbert

About this project

Project map.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traffic impacts

  • Roadway is expected to be open with one lane of traffic that will be staged.
  • A detour will likely not be needed.

Layout optionss

Concept 1 “Minimum” (Typical A & B)

  • Existing roadway lane configuration
  • Bumpouts at select locations
    Concept 1

Concept 2 “Reduced Thru Lane” (Typical C & D)

  • Reduced Roadway Width from Kansas to New York
  • Existing roadway width unchanged from New York to TH 135
  • Thru lane reduced to 1
  • Remove median (Florida to New York)
  • Addition of Center-Left-Turn through all of town
  • Dedicated Bike Lane through town
  • Added Median – Reduced access to Kansas Ave.

    Item of Concern ‘Oversized Vehicle Passage’
    Bumpouts at select locations
    Concept 2

Concept 3 “Residential” (Typical E & A)
Kansas to Nebraska

  • Bumpouts at select locations
  • Thru lane reduced to 1
  • Raised median with dedicated left turn uphill
  • Added Median – Reduced access to Kansas Ave.

    Item of Concern ‘Oversized Vehicle Passage

    Nebraska to TH 135
  • Existing roadway lane configuration
  • Bumpouts at select locations
    Concept 3

Concept 4 “Combo” (Typical F & A)
Kansas to Nebraska – Similar to concept #2

  • Reduced Roadway Width
  • Thru lane reduced to 1
  • Remove median (Florida to New York)
  • Addition of Center-Left-Turn
  • Added Median – Reduced access to Kansas Ave.

    Item of Concern ‘Oversized Vehicle Passage’
    No bike lane
    Bumpouts at select locations


Nebraska to TH 135 – Same as concept #1

Summary of work

  • Highway Pavement Resurfacing, culvert replacements and Storm Sewer Repairs.
  • ADA improvements—Ramps and Sidewalk Spot repair. Sidewalk/widened shoulder will be constructed from Kansas Avenue to Alaska Avenue on north side of road.
  • Geometric improvements including:
    • Right turn lanes at Circle Drive, Deerwood Drive, W. French Avenue, and Station 44 Road (West Connection)
    • Bypass lane at County Road 97
  • City Utility Upgrades/Repairs to Sanitary Sewer, Water and Storm Sewer

Fall 2017

  • Fall 2017: MnDOT met with city staff and public to discuss Complete Streets alternatives
  • October 2017: ADA field walk