Construct a reduced conflict intersection (also known as a J-turn) at the intersection of Hwy 212 & McLeod County Road 1. A permanent snow fence and pedestrian improvements are also included in the CR 1 project.
Construct a reduced conflict intersection (a partial J-turn) at the intersection of Hwy 212 & Hwy 22/Chandler Ave.
Both reduced conflict intersections are designed to accommodate vehicles of all sizes, including semi-trucks, emergency vehicles and agricultural equipment.
The Chandler Avenue entrances to Hwy 212 will be closed during construction. Traffic will be detoured to 10th St. and Morningside Dr.
The McLeod County Road 1 entrances to Hwy 212 will be closed during construction. A McLeod County Road 1 project coincides with this project, so traffic will be detoured to Morningside Drive and follow the posted McLeod County detour.
Work is progressing at the Hwy 212/Chandler Ave J-turn and the detour for the Chandler Avenue entrances to Hwy 212 went up May 16
Contractor is removing pavements, completing pipework, and grading for the middle portion of the Hwy 212/Chandler Ave J-turn
Next week, they will continue to work on grading the middle portion of the J-turn
Work at the CR 1 intersection is scheduled to begin in early June
Additional construction projects in Glencoe area
2021: McLeod County and City of Glencoe expanded Morningside Drive in 2020. The road was paved in 2021.
2021: The City of Glencoe resurfaced 10th St. from Hennepin Ave. to Morningside Drive.
2021: McLeod County paved CR 2 from the Sibley County line to 10th St.
2022: MnDOT is constructing a J-turn at the intersection of Hwy 212 & CR 1 and a partial J-turn at the intersection of Hwy 212 & Hwy 22/Chandler Ave.
2022: MnDOT is resurfacing Hwy 22 from the intersection of Hwy 212 to Cedar Ave. Upgrading of sidewalks, pedestrian crossings and some driveways are part of the project.
2022: McLeod County is paving five miles of CR 1 from CR 3 south to the county line. The project coincides with MnDOT's Hwy 212 project listed above. Traffic will follow the posted McLeod County detours.
2024: MnDOT will construct a roundabout at the intersection of Hwy 212 and Morningside Drive.