Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 65—Isanti County

Cambridge to south of Isanti at Anoka County line

Resurface, improve

Project location map - Cambridge to south of Isanti
Resurface Hwy 65 from north of Cambridge to south of Isanti. Work begins July 6, 2017. Map

Begins July 5

A two-year road resurfacing project on Highway 65 from north of Cambridge to south of Isanti is set to begin Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Schedule at a glance

Motorists may encounter non-rush hour lane closures through July as crews construct temporary crossovers and prepare the work zone.

Summary of work

  • Resurface both directions of Hwy 65, includes shoulders (14.5 miles)
  • Extend most turn lanes
  • Repair or replace drainage
  • Resurface ramps at Hwy 65/Hwy 95 interchange in Cambridge
  • Make intersection improvements and upgrade signal systems, includes pedestrian accessibility, at
    • Hwy 65 and Main St/313th Ave NE/CR 43 in Edgewood
    • Hwy 65 and CR 5/Heritage Blvd NE in Isanti

Plan for delays

Both directions of Hwy 65 to be reduced to a single-lane of traffic in the Cambridge/Edgewood area in 2017, and Isanti area in 2018.

Expect reduced speeds, lane shifts, use of temporary lanes, traffic barrels and cones. Motorists may want to plan ahead and seek alternative routes.

Local access

Some work will require access closures with signed detours. More details to be posted once available.

Schedule at a glance

Hwy 65 Dates Traffic Impact Work
Cambridge/Edgewood - 357th Ave NE to CR 19/305th Ave July 5 to late July, 2017 Periodic non-rush hour lane closures on both directions Prep work area, construct temp crossovers
Cambridge/Edgewood - 357th Ave NE to CR 19/305th Ave Late July to mid-Sept, 2017 Single lane head-to head traffic on southbound Resurface northbound
Cambridge/Edgewood - 357th Ave NE to CR 19/305th Ave Mid Sept to Nov. 1, 2017 Single lane head-to-head traffic on northbound Resurface southbound
Work operations suspend for 2017-2018 winter season
Edgewood to south of Isanti - CR 19 to 245th Ave NE at the Anoka/Isanti county line April-June 1, 2018 Segments of single lane traffic on both directions Resurface northbound and southbound

Information tentative and subject to change.

Today on Hwy 65

  • For current road conditions, check 511mn.org