Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 55 Safety Improvements

Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Plymouth, Medina, Hamel, Greenfield, Rockford

Traffic impacts

Hwy 55 safety improvements project location map
Hwy 55 safety improvements project location map.
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Lane closures

Sept. 4 through late June
  • Watch for short-term lane and shoulder closures
    • Note: Access to businesses and residences will remain open throughout the project


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be provided as details become available.

Road closures

7 p.m. Fri, June 28 through 5 a.m. Mon, July 1
  • The intersection of WB Hwy 55 at Medicine Lake Dr. is closed. Follow the signed detour.

About this project

This project is to improve roadside safety on Hwy 55 from Rockford to Theodore Wirth Pkwy in Minneapolis.

Summary of work

  • Curb and gutter replacement
  • Guardrail replacement
  • Replace culverts
  • Remove trees near roadside