- Bid Letting
- Contracting tools
(A+B Bidding, Incentives, Warranties, etc.)
- Federal Highway Administration
Proposals, Clarifications, Information
- Open to traffic in 2005
- Completed in 2006
Base Technical Concept price forms
- Granite McCrossan (285kb PDF)
- Rochester Partners (310kb PDF)
- Silver Lake Constructors (210kb PDF)
- Zumbro River Constructors (210kb PDF)
About the ROC 52 project
Mn/DOT - District 6 (Rochester/Owatonna/Winona)
State Project Number: 5502-67, 5507-45, and 5508-78
The 11.8 mile project is located in Rochester, Minnesota and extends from the junction of 85th Street NW to south of the junction of Highway 63 (Broadway).
- $232 million
This project is Mn/DOT's first design-build, best value highway project.
- Six lanes from Highway 63 to 75th Street NW
- New interchange at 75th Street NW (with ramps to and from Highway 52)
- New overpass at 65th Street NW and 85th Street NW (no access to Highway 52)
- New local connecting - frontage roads 65th Street NW to 85th Street NW
- New (reconstructed) interchanges at 6th Street SW, 2nd St. SW, Civic Center Drive, 19th Street NW
- New (reconstructed) frontage roads 37th Street NW to Highway 14 East
- Intelligent Transportation System enhancements
- Aesthetic design features incorporated
- Hwy 52 reconstruction completed in five years or less once construction begins.
- Four lanes of traffic (two lanes in each direction) maintained during peak travel periods (6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday - Friday)
- Lane closures allowed during non-restricted hours (night and weekends)
- Access to residences and business maintained
- East-west connections across Highway 52 maintained, except at 6th Street SW.
- Temporary pedestrian bridge constructed at 6th Street
- Construction minimized during November-December holiday shopping season.
- County Road 14 – 75th Street NW improvements letting date accelerated from February 2003 to October 2002
- Estimated $30 million savings in inflationary costs
- Millions in savings by avoiding future right of way acquisitions
- Better project coordination, communication, innovation
- Less construction inconvenience and stress
- Less project administrative costs to Mn/DOT, city and county
- Better opportunity to achieve best value in terms of cost, staging and timing
Terry Ward, P.E.
Design-build Project Manager
2900 48th Street NW
P.O. Box 6177
Rochester, MN 55903-6177