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Longest Trunk Highways in Minnesota

map of minnesota highways
The longest highways in Minnesota reach all corners of the state

 

Miles vs. Travel Comparison

Route Type Center Line Miles Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) % Miles % VMT
Interstate 914 252,986,737 0.7 31.6
US Hwy 3,245 89,103,389 2.3 11.1

MN Hwy

7,697 119,613,283 5.6 14.9
County State Aid 30,584 124,015,111 22.1 15.5
County Road 14,326 5,587,155 10.3 0.7
Municipal State Aid 3,382 98,140,883 2.4 12.2
Municipal Street 18,816 104,032,316 13.6 13.0
Township 53,717 8,211,086 38.7 1.0
Other 6,019 271,577 4.3 0.03

 

Trunk Highways (Interstate, US, and MN Hwy routes) contain only 8% of the centerline mileage in Minnesota, but they carry 58% of the annual miles of vehicle travel. By contrast, County State Aid and County Road routes contain 32% of the centerline mileage, but carry only 24% of the annual miles of vehicle travel.

 

The 7-County Metro Area contains only 12% of the centerline mileage in Minnesota, but it accounts for 47% of the annual miles of vehicle travel. The Greater Minnesota counties contain 88% of the centerline mileage in the state and account for 53% of the annual miles of vehicle travel.

 

Busiest Roads

Route Type

Road Name

Begin Pt

End Pt

AADT

County

City

Interstate

I-94

232.862

232.91

189854

Hennepin

Minneapolis

Interstate

I-94

232.91

233.444

189854

Hennepin

Minneapolis

US Hwy

US 169

126.288

126.63

93436

Hennepin

Saint Louis Park

US Hwy

US 169

126.63

126.638

93436

Hennepin

Saint Louis Park

US Hwy

US 212

157.166

157.668

99400

Hennepin

Eden Prairie

MN Hwy

MN 100

4.809

5.735

113316

Hennepin

Saint Louis Park

MN Hwy

MN 100

5.735

5.76

113316

Hennepin

Saint Louis Park

MN Hwy

MN 100

5.76

6.342

113316

Hennepin

Saint Louis Park

MN Hwy

MN 100

6.342

7.497

128226

Hennepin

Saint Louis Park

MN Hwy

MN 100

7.497

7.726

128226

Hennepin

Golden Valley

County State Aid

Cedar Ave

19.493

20.748

45000

Dakota

Apple Valley

County State Aid

CSAH 42

1.733

2.228

45000

Dakota

Burnsville

County State Aid

CSAH 42

2.228

2.721

50000

Dakota

Burnsville

Municipal State Aid

Weaver Lake Rd

3.039

3.109

35000

Hennepin

Maple Grove

Municipal State Aid

Weaver Lake Rd

3.109

3.137

35000

Hennepin

Maple Grove

Municipal State Aid

20th St S

1.64

1.76

49648

Clay

Moorhead

County Road

Zachary La

0

0.09

12900

Hennepin

Maple Grove

County Road

W River Pkwy

0

0.25

15904

Olmsted

Rochester

Township

Paradise La

0

0.249

17287

Carver

None

Township

127th St S

0

0.399

11282

Washington

None

Municipal Street

6th St S

0.23

0.31

18000

Hennepin

Minneapolis

Municipal Street

6th St S

0.31

0.39

18000

Hennepin

Minneapolis

Municipal Street

6th St S

0.39

0.67

18000

Hennepin

Minneapolis

Municipal Street

M-271

0

0.085

32000

Olmsted

Rochester

Interstate

I-35E

107.497

107.614

183520

Ramsey

St. Paul