Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 6, 2016

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Southbound Hwy 25 in Monticello reduced to single lane 24 hours per day June 14-24

Lane closures also continue on northbound Highway 25, County Road 75

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists near the Highway 25/County Road 75 intersection in Monticello may encounter major delays when southbound Highway 25 between River Street and Third Street is reduced to a single lane, 24 hours a day, beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14.

The 24-hour-per-day lane closure will end by 6 a.m. Friday, June 24.

Motorists should also note:

  • Northbound Highway 25 between River Street and Third Street will be reduced to a single lane during non-rush daytime hours Wednesday, June 15 through 6 a.m. Friday, June 24.
  • Intermittent lane closures on County Road 75 at Highway 25 will continue until further notice.

All lanes at the Highway 25/County Road 75 intersection in Monticello will open permanently in July, 2016.

The closures are needed while crews improve the busy Highway 25/County Road 75 intersection in downtown Monticello. The project will add turn lanes and medians on Highway 25, and improve the signal system and pedestrian accessibility.

When complete, the project will improve traffic flow, safety and accessibility at the busy intersection.

The project is led by the city of Monticello.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org.

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