Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 55—Buffalo to Rockford

Wright County

Current impacts

Mid-August to mid-September

  • Hwy 55 is now open. Detour has been lifted.
  • Segments of Hwy 55 Buffalo to Rockford intermittently reduced to a single lane.

About this project

Project location map - Hwy 55
Hwy 55 roadwork from Buffalo to Rockford.

Summary of work

Buffalo to Rockford

  • Reconstruct Hwy 55 (full-depth reclamation) from Division St in Buffalo to Autumn Oaks/Electric Dr in Rockford, includes shoulders and turn lanes
  • Replace or repair underground culverts and cattle passes
  • Replace guardrail

Rockford

  • Resurface Hwy 55 in Rockford from Autumn Oaks/Electric Dr to east of Main St at the Crow River, includes shoulders and turn lanes
  • Install a center left-turn lane at Hwy 55/Walnut Pl
  • Upgrade pedestrian sidewalks and approach ramps from Ash St to Main St
  • Upgrade the signal at Hwy 55/Main St with a left-turn flashing yellow arrow