Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 25 improvements

South of I-94 in Monticello

Traffic impacts

Traffic impacts map for Sept 2015Project Status

Crews continue to work on improving Hwy 25 in Monticello. Work will continue through September 2015. News release

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, motorists will encounter the following traffic changes on Hwy 25 between School Blvd and CR 106/85th St NE:

  • Southbound Hwy 25 will be switched from the existing temp lane to a newly reconstructed lane on the southbound side
  • The new traffic signal system at Hwy 25 and CR 106/85th St NE will become operational
  • Access to 85th St NE at Hwy 25 will be open and the detour lifted.
  • The existing median crossover at Kjellberg’s Mobile Home Parks will be closed and crews will reconstruct the median; motorists entering or exiting Hwy 25 from the parks will have right-in, right-out access only
  • Layout of the completed project

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, after Labor Day weekend, crews will begin to resurface Hwy 25 from north of School Blvd to south of the I-94 interchange. Motorists will encounter overnight lane closures after 8 p.m. each night, Mondays through Saturdays.

Work on this segment includes upgrading the signals at School Blvd, Chesea Rd and Oakwood Dr. This work will occur during the daytime.

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

Schedule*

  Reconstruct northbound May - July 22 - complete
  Reconstruct southbound July 23 - Sept 1
  Reconstruct center median Sept
  Resurface, upgrade signals Sept 8- end of Sept

*Schedule subject to change

Summary of work

Hwy25 Improvements mapReconstruct 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

Reconstruct northbound Hwy 25 - grade new road surface

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