Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15—Kimball to St. Augusta

Stearns County

2019 Roadwork

Project location map -
Roadwork on Hwy 15 Kimball to St. Augusta in 2019. Click map for larger PDF version.

Reconstruct and improve Hwy 15 from Hwy 55 in Kimball to 66th Ave in St. Augusta, Stearns County. Work begins in April 2019. Project requires a detour

Open House: Tues, March 19 in Maine Prairie

You're invited to join MnDOT staff at a construction project open house, learn details about the project, road/lane closures and detour, and get your questions answered.

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019
    Open 4 to 7 p.m. Arrive any time.
    Maine Prairie Township Hall
    7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball
  • Map

We hope to see you there!

NEW: Sign up for Hwy 15 project email updates

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct 12 miles of Hwy 15 road surface (full-depth reclamation), includes shoulders and turn-lanes
  • Repair or replace pipes and box culverts
  • Upgrade guardrail and install mumble strips
  • Upgrade the pedestrian crossings and signal components at the intersection of Hwy 15 and Stearns CR 47/136 in St. Augusta

Traffic impacts

Project requires a detour

Hwy 15 will close to through traffic and detour between Kimball and St. Augusta. The detour uses Hwy 55, Stearns CR 44, Stearns CR 7 and I-94. A temporary all-way stop will be installed at Stearns CR 44/Stearns CR 7/Bridgewater Rd in Fairhaven. Sign up for Hwy 15 project email updates

Project detour map
Hwy 15 to close and detour. Click map for larger PDF version.

Local access

Access to businesses and residences along Hwy 15 will be maintained and open, however expect some changes and gravel surfaces.The road will be temporarily impassable at some locations to work on underground infrastructure.

Information is tentative and subject to change.