Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 5 Landscaping


Project status

hwy 5 project area
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The aesthetics of the Hwy 5 corridor were improved in spring 2014 with a landscaping project. The corridor, located between Chanhassen and Victoria, was resurfaced in summer 2012.


  • Landscaping- $100,000

Summary of completed work

  • Provided smoother ride by resurfacing four miles of heavily travelled roadway
  • Extended road service life and reduced short-term maintenance costs
  • Reconstructed the bridge over the recreational trail west of Rose Street
  • Added capacity, efficiency and safety through turn lane improvements, signal modifications, access modifications and drainage improvements
  • Improved pedestrian mobility and safety with a new pedestrian underpass east of Minnewashta Parkway near the Arboretum
  • Installed center line rumble stripes on Hwy 5 between approximately Hwy 41 and Commercial Avenue.
  • Improved overall drainage and replace aging pipes beneath the road


Cost of completed work

  • Completed resurfacing project- $10 million