Hwy 15 Improvements
About this project
Hwy 15 construction zone Summary of work
Pavement improvements, resurfacing
Refurbish or replace traffic signals, and upgrade signals to
flashing yellow arrow Update traffic signals to include
accessible pedestrian systems Update pedestrian ramps to meet ADA requirements
Remove and replace sections of poor sidewalk and curb and gutter
Perform spot repairs of the existing storm sewer lines
2013 - Project scoping initiated
2014 - Preliminary investigation of existing pavement, preliminary design and project coordination
2015 - Collect locations of in-place utilities and complete project mapping,
detailed project design, identify easements and construction limits
2016 - Complete final design and obtain needed easements
2017 - Advertise for bids winter of 2017, begin construction summer of 2017
Note: The contractor bidding and subsequent construction of this project may be adjusted because spending authority of federal funds not granted in the 2016 legislative session.
2017 Traffic impacts
Watch for lane closures and traffic shifting to single lanes.
Expect brief, in-town detour for storm sewer work.
This project will be coordinated with adjacent construction taking place on
I-90 between Sherburn and Fairmont as well as work the City has planned for Margaret Street.
Business access will be maintained throughout the Hwy 15 project. Find out more about the Fairmont Chamber's effort to survive the construction on both I-90 and Highway 15 visit http://fairmontchamber.org/
Construction begins summer 2017
Hwy 15 from Johnson Street to Goemann Road in Fairmont
Smoother road surface
Accessible traffic signals and pedestrian ramps
2017 Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155-1800
651-296-3000 Toll-free 800-657-3774