The City of Buffalo, in partnership with MnDOT, will reconstruct Hwy 25 from First St. S to the curve north of Settlers Pkwy. The project includes updates to city utilities, pedestrian sidewalks and approaches. Project may take two years to complete. Work operations will suspend over the 2023–2024 winter season.
Detour map. Hwy 25 closes between Settlers Pkwy. and Hwy 55 in Buffalo July through fall 2023. Select image to enlarge
Hwy 25 closed to through traffic between Hwy 55 and Settlers Pkwy. in Buffalo. Hard closure First St. S to Lakeview Cemetery entrance, south of Montrose Blvd.
Summary of work
Reconstruct Hwy 25 between First St. S and Settlers Pkwy. in Buffalo. Click on map larger image.
Reconstruct Hwy 25 from First St. S to north of Settlers Pkwy.
Install a continuous center left turn lane to improve access
Replace underground utilities—water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer
Install sidewalk (8 ft. wide) along the east side of Hwy 25 south of Montrose Blvd. and along the west side north of Montrose Blvd.
Install bicycle lane and shoulder (6 ft. wide) along both sides of Hwy 25 south of Second St. S
Remove parking along both sides, except on the west side of Sturges Park, to expand the community commons area and open space along the lake between First St. S and Second St. S.