Hwy 24 Clearwater to Clear Lake
Open House April 4 in Clearwater
You're invited to attend a construction open house on Wednesday, April 4, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lions Pavilion at Lions Park, 1100 CR 75, Clearwater. MnDOT project staff will be there to explain project details, discuss any concerns and answer questions. Stop in anytime. We hope you can attend. Work begins mid-April. News release
Work: Resurface (mill and overlay) and improve Highway 24 from south of I-94 in Clearwater to Highway 10 in Clear Lake, includes shoulders and turn lanes; repair storm drainage; reconstruct pedestrian sidewalks and approaches in Clear Lake between Clark St and Hwy 10; widen the turn-radius at the State Street/Hwy 24 intersection in Clear Lake, and upgrade the signals systems at:
- I-94 interchange ramps (Exit 178) in Clearwater
- County Rd 75 in Clearwater
- County Rd 8 (River Rd SE) in Clear Lake township
Construct: Mid-April to mid-August 2018
Cost: $1.8 million, Knife River
Impacts: Road resurfacing - Night work, expect shoulder closures/narrow lanes; Pedestrian sidewalks in Clear Lake- Day work, expect sidewalk closures (only one side of roadway at a time). Access to businesses and residencies to be maintained, follow directional signing.
Contacts: Luke Wehseler, Development Project Manager, 218-828-572; Rob Abfalter, Construction Project Manager, 320-223-6617
Hwy 24 Mississippi River Bridge
Work: Reconstruct the Highway 24 Mississippi River bridge in Clearwater.
Status: New Highway 24 Mississippi River crossing bridge opened to traffic in August 2017. Crews will complete any remaining work by June 2018. In fall 2018, a separate landscaping project will be done on the southwest side. Project photos
Construct: August 2015 to late June 2018
Cost: $17.4 million, Lunda Construction
Traffic impacts: Periodic lane closures.
Contact: Kirk Allen, Construction Project Manager, 218-828-5739