Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 3

Empire Township, Farmington

About this project

Highway 3 project area map in Empire Township and Farmington

Hwy 3 project area map.

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MnDOT, in coordination with the City of Farmington, Empire Township and Dakota County, will construct a roundabout at the intersection of Co. Rd. 66. A roundabout will improve safety, the overall operation at the intersection and reduce delays at Co. Rd. 66.

Summary of work

  • Construct a new roundabout at Hwy 3/Co. Rd. 66
  • Construct trail on Co. Rd. 66 from Hwy 3 to Cascade Dr.
  • Construct a trail on the east side of Hwy 3 from Co. Rd. 66 to 209th St. W
  • Construct trail on west side of Hwy 3 from 205th St. to Willow St.
  • Improve drainage
  • Add landscaping near roundabout

Traffic impacts

All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available. Motorists can expect a full closure of Hwy 3 at Co. Rd. 66. All businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the project however, it may not be your normal route.