Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 8

Shafer, Franconia, Taylors Falls

Project complete

Hwy 280 project map
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Current traffic impacts

Motorists should expect some off-peak lane closures in the coming weeks and next spring for minor cleanup work.

About this project

This more than 5-mile section of Hwy 8 is a heavily traveled road in Chisago county. The intersection and road improvement work has preserved pavement and enhanced existing drainage.

Summary of work

  • Resurfaced road
  • Constructed single-lane roundabout
  • Stabilized slope
  • Installed concrete barrier


Denise Workcuff
Public Affairs Coordinator