flooded road near Whitewater State Park

Flood Mitigation Program Projects

Making state roadways more resistant to future flood damage

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About Mitigation Projects

The flood mitigation projects are funded through existing bond authority and include:

 

 

Minnesota River Flood Mitigation Study

 

A 2011 study identified feasible ways to mitigate congestion caused by seasonal flooding in the Twin Cities metro area.

 

Northwestern Minnesota

 

Hwy 2 in Crookston
Construct permanent lift station at underpass
$250,000
Construction in 2013

 

Hwy 9 south of Ada
Raise existing roadway and bridge
$1 million
Construction in 2016

 

Hwy 9 and Hwy 200 south and west of Ada
Protect shoulder slopes from erosion
$400,000
Construction in 2012-16

 

Hwy 32 bridge in Red Lake Falls
Construct wall or jetty
$400,000
Constructed in 2011

 

Hwy 59 bridge in Thief River Falls
Repair bridge pier and protect from erosion
$1.6 million
Construction in 2013

 

Hwy 75 from Perley to Shelly
Pave shoulder and in-slope
$600,000
Construction in 2015

 

Hwy 75 north of Humboldt
Raise existing roadway and increase drainage capacity
$750,000
Construction in 2016

 

Hwy 200 west of Ada
Replace two culverts, raise road grade
$600,000
Construction in 2013

 

Hwy 220 north of Hwy 1
Protect shoulder slopes from erosion
$900,000
Construction in 2012-16

 

Hwy 220 from Hwy 1 to Hwy 11, Hwy 317 from the Red River to Hwy 220
Pave shoulder and in-slope
$210,160
Constructed in 2011

 

Hwy 310 five miles north of Roseau
Raise existing roadway and increase drainage capacity
$1.5 million
Construction in 2016

 

 

Northeastern Minnesota


Hwy 1 near Murphy City
Raise existing roadway by four feet
$450,000
Construction in 2013

 

Hwy 23 bridge over the St. Louis River
Control erosion around bridge piers
$340,000
Construction in 2012

 

Hwy 61 south of Grand Marais
Replace culvert with single-span bridge and adjust channel
$2 million
Construction in 2015

 

Hwy 217 bridge in Littlerock
Control erosion around three bridge piers
$110,000
Construction in 2012

 

Twin Cities metro area

 

Hwy 25 next to the south fork of the Crow River in Carver County
Raise existing roadway
$350,000
Construction in 2013

 

Hwy 101 Minnesota River crossing between Shakopee and Chanhassen
Construct new bridge north of existing Hwy 101 Minnesota River Bridge and raise existing two-lane roadway
$20,035,500
Construction in 2014 or 2015

 

 

Southwestern Minnesota

 

Hwy 14 between Tyler and Florence
Raise existing roadway
$940,000
Construction in 2014

 

South central Minnesota


Hwy 22 in St. Peter
Raise existing roadway and bridge approaches
$3.96 million
Construction in 2015

 

Hwy 169 north of St. Peter
Raise existing roadway
$1.67 million
Construction in 2014

 

Hwy 169 in St. Peter
Raise existing roadway
$2.47 million
Construction in 2014

 

Southeastern Minnesota

 

Hwy 14 between Stockton and Winona
Rehabilitate box culverts
$556,700
Construction in 2012

 

Hwy 44 from Caledonia to Hokah
Reconstruct truck lane, ditches and drainage structures
$360,000
Construction in 2012

 

Hwy 60 near Buchman Coulee
Repair shoulder and ditch
$20,000
Construction in 2012

 

West central Minnesota

Hwy 12 one mile east of Ortonville

Reconstruct ditch
$125,000
Constructed in 2011

 

Hwy 12 east of Ortonville
Install underground drainage system and new ditch
$92,000
Construction in 2012

 

Hwy 59 near Sand Lake
Construct outlet for water to drain
$898,714
Constructed in 2011

 

Hwy 75 north of Breckenridge
Realign Hwy 75 south of Whiskey Creek, replace bridge over Whiskey Creek and construct bridge over rail tracks
$6 million
Construction in 2016

 

Hwy 108 near Rice Lake
Raise existing roadway
$1 million
Construction in 2011

 

Hwy 108 west of Pelican Rapids in Norwegian Grove township
Construct outlet for water to drain
$282,500
Construction in 2014