Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15 St. Cloud, Sartell

Highway 23 to Benton Drive

Traffic impacts

Night work, lane closures on Hwy 15

Overnight lane closures on Hwy 15 between Highway 23/Division St and Benton Drive in Sauk Rapids. The closures will occur from 7:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Sundays through Fridays through August. News release

Ramps close at Hwy 15/Benton Dr

Access ramps close at the Hwy 15/Benton Dr/CR 33 interchange May 9-13. Crews to resurface ramps, make improvements. Seek alternative routes, like Hwy 15/CR 29 intersection. News release

Access closures at Hwy 15/CR 1

Access closures at Hwy 15/CR 1 intersection April 25 to mid-May. Crews to reconstruct intersection. Use signed detours. News Release

  • Eastbound CR 1 ramp closed to southbound Hwy 15, use CR 120
  • Northbound Hwy 15 ramp closed to eastbound CR 1, use CR 120

Check 511mn.org for current statewide road conditions.

Summary of work

April 11 - Aug 2016

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Project location via Google maps

Resurface Highway 15 from Highway 23/CR 75, also known as Division St, to just north of the Mississippi River bridge, includes on/off ramps at Benton Dr.

Make intersection improvements at Hwy 15/12th St N, Hwy 15/CR 1, and Hwy 15/Benton Dr

  • Extend turn lanes, upgrade traffic signals, replace overhead lighting to LED and improve accessibility
  • Install new dual-left turn lanes on southbound Hwy 15 to eastbound 12th St N

April 11–Aug 2016

Smoother ride, extend road life, improve safety, better traffic flow, improved accessibility 

$3.2 million


Kirk Allen
Construction project manager

Information is subject to change.

Related Area Projects

Stearns CR 1 in Sartell

Description: Reconstruct and improve CR 1 between Hwy 15 and CR 120 in Sartell, includes a new roundabout at Heritage Dr. Project led by Stearns County.
Construction dates: Summer- Fall 2016
Traffic impact: Lane, road closures with detours via local roads, follow signs
Contact: Stearns County

I-94 St. Cloud to Collegeville

Description: Resurface six miles of I-94 east of the CR 159 interchange in Collegeville, segment of CR 75 and ramps; improve guardrail and drainage infrastructure; resurface the I-94 bridges at Hwy 15 interchange
Construction dates: April-Sept 2016 
Traffic impacts: I-94 reduced to one lane in each direction, reduced speeds, ramp closures,  detours
More information: mndot.gov/d3/i94/

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