Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 65/Hwy 13 Resurfacing Project

Albert Lea Freeborn County MN

Project Details

Hwy 52 near Harmony
Hwy 65 and Hwy 13 in Albert Lea

The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to resurface HIghways 65 and 13 for pavement preservation, drainage, traffic signals, sidewalk, curb ramp and driveway approach improvements.

  • The resurfacing project consists of a bituminous pavement mill & overlay on Hwy. 65 and Hwy. 13.
  • The project will also include replacement of the sidewalk and driveway approaches within the project limits.
  • The project will also include guardrail replacements, storm sewer and culvert repairs, within the project limits.
  • From Front Street to Main Street the sidewalk improvements will include brick pavers, trees & tree grates and decorative street lighting.

Project impacts

  • Highway 65 will be closed to thru traffic from Front Street to Main Street for approximately four (4) weeks. The detour route will be on East Front Street to Garfield Street.

Detour route

Cost estimate

  • $5.3 million

Americans with Disabilities Act

Accessibility and state highway projects

All MnDOT projects--both new construction and rehabilitation projects-- must include an evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Construct pedestrian curb ramps to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.
  • Replace sidewalk and driveway approaches to meet current ADA standards.