Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15—Kimball to St. Augusta

Stearns County

2019 Roadwork

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

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

Open House March 19

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. We hope you can attend!

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

Summary of work

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

Traffic impacts

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

Project requires a detour

Highway 15 will close to traffic between Kimball and St. Augusta. The detour will use Hwy 55, Stearns County Rd 40, Stearns CR 7 and I-94. A temporary all-way stop will be at Stearns CR 44/ CR 7/Bridgewater Rd in Fairhaven.

Local access

Business and resident access along Hwy 15 will be maintained and open. However, the road will have gravel surfaces and be temporarily impassable at locations to work on underground pipes. Seek the closest alternate route, PDF

Information is tentative and subject to change.