Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwys 19 and 71

Redwood Falls

Traffic impacts

Current traffic impacts

  • There will be a detour on DeKalb intersection that will begin Monday, October 15. Traffic will be routed to US Highway 71 via Highways 19 and 67.
  • Signal at Swain Street was removed and converted to a four-way stop on August 29.
Hwys 19 and 71 Redwood Falls map
Hwys 19 & Hwy 71 project in Redwood Falls. Click to enlarge.

Project updates

  • Not much activity the week of October 8 due to rain.
  • Detour start pushed back to October 15.

Summary of work

  • Construction of continuous two-way left turn lane from Cook Street to Patton Street
  • New signal system at CR 101
  • Replacement of signal at Dekalb Street
  • Replacement of signal at Swain Street
  • ADA improvements (pedestrian ramps, sidewalks and driveways) from just west of South Minnesota Street to Patton Street
  • ADA improvements (pedestrian ramps, sidewalks and driveways) from West 11th Street to Hwy 71

Contractor

Cost

    • $3.6 million