Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 59

Between Lancaster and the Canadian Border

Project Complete


  • Hwy 59 currently detoured along Hwy 175 and Kittson County Rd 5 until July 11
  • Hwy 59 detoured starting July 11 along Kittson County Rd 6, County Rd 1 and County Rd 8 until July 31

Pilot car and flaggers

The final part of the project will be done under traffic and motorists should use caution as portions of the driving surface may be unfinished until the project is complete. During this work, a pilot car and flaggers will control traffic through work zones and motorists should plan for daily lane closures.

About this project

Summary of work

  • Resurface 17 miles of pavement
  • Restore highway shoulders
  • Replace culverts and storm sewer