Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 25 improvements

South of I-94 in Monticello

Traffic impacts

Hwy25 Improvements mapNow through August

Reconstruct Highway 25 from south of School Blvd to south of CR 106/85th St NE.

  • Traffic shifted onto temporary narrowed lanes through the work zone
  • Possible lane closures, access closures, flaggers and  detours
    • 85th St NE is closed at Hwy 25 through the early Aug
      • Detour uses Edmonson Ave NE and School Blvd

Cone graphic photo

Progress update

July 23, 2015 - Crews have completed the newly expanded northbound lanes, and are reconstructing the southbound lanes. Worksite photos

The CR 106/85th St NE intersection at Hwy 25 is only partially completed on the northeast side.  The detour for 85th St will remain in effect for a few more weeks. In early August, they will close and work on CR 106 at the intersection. Traffic will be detoured for eight days. The detour will use Chelsea Rd, 90th St NE and Cahill Ave NE. More information will be sent out when exact dates are known.

In early Sept, Hwy 25 will be resurfaced from north of School Blvd to south of the I-94 interchange. Signals will also be upgraded at School Blvd, Chesea Rd and Oakwood Dr.

Pay attention and watch for workers, equipment, traffic devices and signs.

Schedule*

  Reconstruct northbound May - July 22 - complete
  Reconstruct southbound July 23- August
  Resurface, upgrade signals August -Sept

*Schedule subject to change

Summary of work

Reconstruct northbound Hwy 25 - grade new road surface

Reconstruct south of the MHP entrances to CR 106/85th St NE

  • Expand to four lanes
  • Improve pedestrian accessibility
  • Improve drainage
  • Install a new traffic signal with a flashing yellow arrow, turn lanes and LED overhead lights at the intersection of Hwy 25 and CR 106/85th St NE

Resurface south of I-94 to south of the MHP entrances

  • Upgrade traffic signals at Oakwood Dr, Chelsea Rd and School Blvd
  • Install new sidewalk west of Hwy 25 from MHP to School Blvd

Cost

  • $5.7 million