Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71 Elrosa

Stearns County

Project complete

Reconstruct Highway 71 from north of First Avenue to south of Fourth Avenue in Elrosa in Stearns County.

Project location map - Elrosa, MN
2017 PROJECT COMPLETE: Reconstruct Hwy 71 from north of 1st Ave to south of 4th Ave in Elrosa in Stearns County.

New roadway open

Highway 71 opened to all traffic through Elrosa July 7.

MnDOT thanks you for your continued patience during this road improvement project through Elrosa. We hope you enjoy the new roadway and sidewalks!

Today on Hwy 71

Check 511 for current road conditions


  • Reconstruct Highway 71 through Elrosa
  • Replace storm sewers, improve drainage
  • Improve pedestrian sidewalks
  • Relocate utilities
  • Project brochure

Pics of the new roadway

Click on photo for high resolution image. Photos taken by MnDOT Field Inspector Adam Erickson

Highway 71 Elrosa

Highway 71 Elrosa