Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15

Downtown Hutchinson

About this project

detour map
Official detour

Summary of MnDOT work

  • Reconstruct Hwy 15 through downtown Hutchinson
  • Resurface Hwy 15 from 5th Ave S to just north of the roundabout at CR 115 / Airport Road
  • Add a northbound left-turn lane at Linden Ave
  • Update pedestrian crossings along project areas to make them accessible for everyone

Summary of City of Hutchinson work

  • Replace storm sewer, water, and sanitary sewer along the project area

Traffic impacts

  • Hwy 15 between 2nd Ave N and 5th Ave S closes April 13.
  • Detour (map above) goes into effect Monday, April 13.
  • Access downtown homes and businesses using Franklin St and Adams St.
  • Cross Hwy 15 at Washington, 2nd Ave S and 5th Ave S (two intersections will be open at a time).
  • During the repaving project (orange line on the map), expect temporary lane closures from 5th Ave. S to just north of the roundabout at CR 115 for the pavement resurfacing project.

Project updates

  • A temporary signal will be installed at Hwy 7 and CR 115 on Friday, April 3.
  • The signal will provide detour traffic control for the duration of the project.
  • Construction begins Monday, April 13.
  • A virtual open house will be available April 10-24.