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
  • Short term detours planned in August

    • CR 106 will close at Hwy 25 from Aug 5-12. Use Chelsea Rd, 90th St and Cahill Ave NE
    • Northbound Hwy 25 ramp to eastbound I-94 will close Aug 5-8. Use Chelsea Rd and CR 18 access
    • 85th St NE is closed at Hwy 25 through early Aug. Use Edmonson Ave and School Blvd

Cone graphic photo

Progress update

July 31, 2015 - Crews have completed the newly expanded northbound lanes, and are now reconstructing the southbound lanes. Worksite photos

Hwy 25 intersection at CR 106/85th St NE
The intersection is only partially completed on the east side.  The 85th St NE detour will remain in effect for a couple more weeks to allow the city of Monticello to complete work.

On Wednesday, Aug. 5, they will close and reconstruct CR 106 on the west side of the Hwy 25 intersection. The CR 106 detour will use Chelsea Rd, 90th St NE and Cahill Ave NE. The detour will last through Aug. 12.

Northbound Hwy 25 access to eastbound I-94
On Wednesday, Aug. 5 the northbound Hwy 25 access ramp to eastbound I-94 will close up to four days. The closure is needed to install curb and gutters along the roadway. Motorists to use Chelsea Rd and CR 18 access to eastbound I-94 through Aug. 8.

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.


  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


  • $5.7 million