Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 65 Albert Lea Main Street Project

Albert Lea


Past meetings

Public open house on April 11, 2022

An open house was held on April 11, 2022. The contractor and MnDOT shared details about the Hwy 65 project.

Public open house on June 3, 2021

An open house was held on June 3, 2021, at Riverland Community College. A recorded information session is available for those who were unable or wished to not attend in-person. Comments and questions can be provided to the project management team.

Project review

MnDOT hosted a series of meetings for local businesses and residents along the project. Three separate meetings focused on the unique issues of each segment and the proposed design elements.

West segment meeting

Lake Ave. to Shell Rock St., Nov. 30, 2021

Middle segment meeting

Garfield Ave. to Ulstad St., Dec. 3, 2021

East segment meeting

Felton Ave. to Prospect Ave., Dec. 4, 2021

Virtual open house

The virtual open house comment period closed on Nov. 29, 2020 however it remains open to the public to view. The project management team has provided responses to the comments which can be viewed under the resources tab.