Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 212 Reduced Conflict Intersections

Glencoe

About this project

map of Hwy 212 J-turn projects
2022 J-turn projects

Summary of MnDOT work

  • 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.

Traffic impacts

  • The Chandler Avenue entrances to Hwy 212 will be closed during construction. Traffic will be detoured to 10th St. and Morningside Dr.
  • View the Chandler Ave. detour map.
  • 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.
  • View the CR 1 detour map.

Project updates

  • 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.
  • View a map of all upcoming projects (PDF)