Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 61


About this study

Highway 61 between 4th Street and 36th Street in Hastings study location map

Hwy 61 study location map.

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The goal of this pre-scoping assessment is to evaluate Hwy 61 through Hastings for all modes and all users including operations, safety, and stakeholder needs. Once the issues and concerns are understood, several potential alternatives will be evaluated to help create a new vision for Hwy 61 in Hastings.

The study will build on previous studies in this area by MnDOT and the City of Hastings.

Summary of work

The purpose of this study is to provide the State with alternatives associated with improving the safety and mobility of Hwy 61. These services are necessary to understand the current issues, determine potential solutions to address those needs, and evaluate those solutions.