Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 52 Roadway Improvements

Marion to Chatfield

About this project

Summary of work

Map of Hwy 52 construction project location
Location in Olmsted and Fillmore Counties.
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The Minnesota Department of Transportation is scheduled to construct improvements on Hwy 52 from Marion to Chatfield from May to September in 2019. Work on rural Hwy 52, includes a blacktop mill and overlay, turn-lane extensions, intersection safety improvements, and culvert repairs/replacements. Three box culverts (bridges) will be replaced along the rural portion of the project.

Work on Hwy 52 within the city of Chatfield will include a blacktop mill and overlay of the road, curb ramp and sidewalk ADA improvements, storm sewer upgrades, and replacement of the traffic signal at Hwy 52 and Hwy 30/74.

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Traffic impacts

Traffic management

Traffic will be detoured during the replacement of the three box culverts located between Olmsted County Rd. 16 and Olmsted County Rd. 7 North. Traffic will detoured from Hwy 52 to County Rd. 7 to I-90 and is estimated to last up to eight-weeks beginning in early June 2019. 

Additionally, there will a short-term detour using Olmsted County Rd. 10 to I-90 during replacement of a centerline pipe north of Olmsted County Rd. 136. The remaining work will be done under traffic. The work within the city limits of Chatfield does not require a detour of roadway traffic.