Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 25—Montrose to Watertown

Wright and Carver counties

Resurface, improve

Resurface and improve drainage on Highway 25 from Montrose to Watertown in 2018.

Plan for detours on Hwy 25 Montrose to Watertown

Summary of work

  • Resurface eight miles of roadway (mill and overlay), includes shoulders
  • Repair or replace drainage infrastructure, includes a box culvert bridge south of Montrose, and pipe near Pooles Lake
  • Install new LED stop signs on Wright CR 30 at Hwy 25
  • Repair a slope along southbound Hwy 25, north of Armitage Ave
  • Upgrade guardrail and install mumble strips

Detour, traffic plans

Highway 25 will close and detour either north or south of Wright County Road 30 to complete underground drainage. Project traffic plan map, includes culvert/pipe locations

North of County Rd 30 to Montrose

Mid-May to early-July

  • Highway 25 to close north of CR 30 to Hwy 12 in Montrose. Detour uses Hwy 12 to Delano and CR 30. Detour map

Montrose to Watertown


  • Highway 25 to close south of County Rd 30 to Hwy 25/Jefferson Ave/Carver County Rd 10 in Watertown. Detour uses CR 30 and CR 13/10. Detour map
  • Highway 25 will have periodic lane closures with flaggers and a pilot car, from north of CR 30 to Montrose.

Local traffic

Highway 25 will need to close to all traffic at some locations. Please watch for changes, follow directional signs and use the closest alternate route. Access to businesses and residences to be maintained.

All work and lane closures on Hwy 25 to be complete by mid-August.

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