Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 4–Sauk Centre to Paynesville

Stearns and Kandiyohi counties

2019 Roadwork

Project location map
Roadwork on Hwy 4 near Sauk Centre to Paynesville in 2019. Click map for larger PDF version.

Reconstruct and improve Hwy 4 between I-94 and Hwy 55 in Stearns and Kandiyohi counties in 2019.

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Summary of work

  • Reconstruct 21 miles of Hwy 4 road surface (full-depth reclamation), includes shoulders and turn-lanes
  • Repair or replace 40 pipes/culverts
  • Remove three cattle passes
  • Upgrade guardrail
  • Install mumble/rumble strips

Traffic plans


Road to close and detour along I-94, Hwy 71 and Hwy 55. Detour map, PDF

Local access

Hwy 4 open to local residences and businesses, however plan for some changes and gravel surfaces. The road will be temporarily impassable at some locations to work on underground infrastructure.

Meire Grove, Lake Henry open

Hwy 4 will remain open in Meire Grove (reconstruct 2021) and Lake Henry (reconstructed 2018) throughout this project.

Information is tentative and subject to change.