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 (COMPLETE)

Summary of Work

  • Hwy 14 from Sleepy Eye to New Ulm city limits
  • Pavement improvements, resurfacing
  • Construction cost: $3.2 million

2. Highway 14 Sleepy Eye downtown (Complete)

Summary of Work

  • Downtown Sleepy Eye, railroad tracks to Hwy 14 just east of Sleepy Eye
  • Road resurfacing, pedestrian ramps, sidewalk replacement, two active pedestrian flashers for pedestrian crossings, left and right turn lanes and a new alignment at 12th Avenue NE to include new sidewalk access to businesses
  • Signal deactivation, Hwy 14 and 1st Avenue, Sleepy Eye - Aug. 7, 2017
  • Construction cost: $3.4 million

3. Highway 4 North of Sleepy Eye (Complete Oct. 6)

Summary of Work

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