Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Bridge deck placement

Hwy 212 Chaska, Eden Prairie & Chanhassen design-build completed project

SP 1017-12, Letting 03/04/05


Project complete. Opened to traffic summer 2008.

Project purpose, benefits

  • Traffic congestion in the southwest Minneapolis/St. Paul suburbs necessitated the need to expand the trunk highway system through the cities of Chaska, Eden Praire and Chanhassen.
  • The project included construction of a 4-lane new alignment through these communities.
  • The project included approximately 11 miles of new freeway construction with six new interchanges.
  • Cost: $238 million
  • State Project Number: 1017-12