Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15—Kimball

Willow Creek Park to Hwy 55, Stearns County

Project complete

Good news—All lanes open

Crews have completed work on Hwy 15 from south of the railroad tracks to Hwy 55 in Kimball. All lanes opened on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

MnDOT thanks you for your patience during this construction project in Kimball.

Hwy 15 location map in Kimball between Willow Creek Park and Hwy 55.
Reconstruct Hwy 15 in Kimball between Willow Creek Park and Hwy 55 in 2022. Click map for PDF

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct the road surface, install curb and gutter, replace underground storm sewer and other utilities
  • Update or add sidewalk and pedestrian approaches
  • Extend sidewalk south of Linden Ave. to Willow Creek Park and north of Spruce Ave. E to Hwy 55
  • Install a multi-use trail along
    Hwy 15 north of Hwy 55
  • Install overhead street lighting
  • Design layout, PDF

Future area projects

2022 work

Hwy 55–east of Watkins, Kimball, Annandale

Resurface 14 miles of Hwy 55 and repair or replace underground pipes from Meeker/Stearns county line, between Watkins and Kimball, to Brown Ave. in Annandale; includes the Hwy 55/15/24 intersection in Kimball. Sidewalk updates in South Haven and Kimball. Expect alternate one-way traffic through work zone areas with flaggers and pilot car. Work August to October 2022. Cost $4.7 million

Hwy 55–South Haven

Replace watermain and storm sewer along Hwy 55 in South Haven, Stearns County. Signed detour for through traffic uses Pittman Ave. NW (Co. Rd. 7) to Co. Rd. 44 toward Kimball (truck detour, follow signs). Local access will be maintained. Work August to September. Questions or concerns, contact City Engineer Paul Jurek at 320-235-2555. Work September - October 2022.

2023 work

Hwy 15–Dassel to Kimball

Resurface and improve drainage on Hwy 15 from Dassel to the Meeker/Stearns county line in 2023. Project requires detour. More about this Hwy 15 project

2025 work

Hwy 55–east of Kimball

Resurface and update the bridge over the Clearwater River in 2025. Project requires a detour.