Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 14/Hwy 4 Sleepy Eye area

Sleepy Eye area

About the projects

Overview of the three projects featured in the Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch


Hwy 14 project map. Click for larger view.

1. Highway 14 Sleepy Eye to New Ulm (weather delay - May 7 start, WORK COMPLETE)

Summary of Work


  • May 7, 2018
  • Duration: 1 month, weather depending

Traffic Impacts

  • Lane restrictions/no detours

2. Highway 14 Sleepy Eye downtown (May 21 start)

Summary of Work


  • On or after May 21, 2018
  • Duration: 2-3 months, weather depending

Traffic Impacts

  • Temporary traffic change for truck traffic at the intersection of Hwy 14/Hwy 4
    • Information sent to trucking firms detailing traffic plans - letter
  • One week closure of Main Street E for utility work

3. Highway 4 North of Sleepy Eye (July 9 start)

Summary of Work


  • Project may begin on or after June 4, 2018
  • 2-3 months, weather depending

Traffic Impacts

2017 Projects

1. Highway 14, Springfield to Sleepy Eye

  • Project includes roadway resurfacing and safety improvements including center line rumble strips, edge line rumble strips and new guardrail where needed.
  • Detour route
  • Construction Cost: $6.6 million

2. Highway 4, north of Sleepy Eye to Fairfax

  • Project includes mill and overlay, bridge repairs, guardrail, culvert repairs and replacements and safety improvements including centerline mumble strips and edge line rumbles.
  • Detour route
  • Cost: $3.6 million