Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 2


Urban Reconstruct

Highway 2 Bena Project Map
Highway 2 Bena Project Map

This Urban Reconstruct project on Highway 2 in Bena is led by Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and is scheduled for construction in the summer of 2023.

An additional multi-use trail will also be constructed to the west of Bena. Information on that separate project is included below.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct Hwy 2
  • Sidewalks
  • Pedestrian crossing
  • Regrade the slope between the intersection with CR 8/First Ave W and the railroad tracks
  • Culvert replacement on the east and west sides of Bena
  • Curb and gutter
  • Storm sewer

Traffic Impacts

Construction on this project will be done under traffic by incorporating a bypass lane or temporary traffic signals

  • Traffic delays
  • Possible lane reduction
  • Bypass lane/temporary traffic signal

Multi-Use Trail

Summary of Work

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will construct a multi-use trail for bicyclists and pedestrians. It will connect Winnie Rd to the current trail in Bena.

project map highway 2 Bena trail

Traffic Impacts

  • None