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Plans, studies and future projects

Find out about studies and plans for possible future projects below. Some projects on this list are already scheduled and work will begin in the near future. Learn about the planning process before a highway is built.

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Hwys 1 – 13

Hwy 2—East Grand Forks

Description: Bridge being evaluated to determine long-range maintenance plan

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: TJ Melcher

More information: mndot.gov/d2/projects/kennedybridge/

Hwy 4—St. James

Description: Reconstruct 1.6 miles of roadway, upgrade city utility infrastructure, enhance pedestrian accommodations

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Rebecca Arndt

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy4stjames/

Hwy 5—Carver County from Hwy 41 to Hwy 212

Description: Study was done by Carver County and the cities of Victoria and Waconia in collaboration with MnDOT and the communities along the corridor in order to guide future planning and improvements along Hwy 5 from Hwy 41 in Chanhassen to Hwy 212 in Norwood Young America.

Status: Study completed 2008. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Kirsten Klein

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy5carver/


Hwy 5 in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Description: Redeck the bridge, refurbish bridge rails and improve drainage structures
Construction Dates: Begins spring 2015

Contact: Nick Carpenter

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy5/

Hwy 8—Wyoming and Chisago City

Description: Study to identify possible future improvements to the Hwy 8 Corridor between between Greenway Avenue North and Karmel Avenue.

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy8study/

Hwy 10—Elk River

Description: Upgrade to a freeway system
Status: Study completed 2012. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact: Jim Hallgren
More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy10er/


Hwy 10 in the cities of Anoka and Ramsey

Description: Corridor study to identify needs

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Denise Workcuff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy10study/


Hwy 10—Ramsey at County Road 83/ Armstrong Blvd

Description: Construct interchange

Status: Work begins spring 2015.

Contact: Paul Jung

More information: Anoka County website


Hwy 10/Hwy 59 and Frontage Road in Detroit Lakes

Description: Frontage road network reconstruction and access improvements

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/dlfrontageroad

Hwy 12 Willmar Corridor Study

Description: Access, intersection control, drainage, etc.

Status: study conducted through Oct. 2014

Contact: Susann Karnowski

More information: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d8/projects/hwy12willmarcorridor/index.html

Hwy 13 between Savage and Burnsville

Description: Corridor study to identify needs

Status: Study completed 2013. Work begins 2017.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy13study/


Hwy 13 between I-35E in Lilydale and Second Street in Mendota

Description: Resurfacing, signal, drainage, pedestrian and trail improvements
Status: Work begins 2015
Contact: Kirsten Klein
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy13mendota/

 

Hwys 14 – 30 (back to top)

Hwy 14—New Ulm to N. Mankato

Description: Four lane expansion

Status: Work begins 2017 or 2018. In the meantime, MnDOT has taken steps to address the safety issues between now and 2017.

Contact: Zachary Tess

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/14newulmtomankato/


Hwy 14—between Owatonna and Dodge Center

Description: Expansion

Status: Study completed 2010. Segment 1 construction underway.

Contact: Heather Lukes

More information mndot/gov/d6/projects/hwy14/


Hwy 14/Hwy 42 in Eyota

Description: Construct roundabout at intersection of Hwy 14 and Hwy 42

Status: Work begins summer 2015

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information mndot/gov/d6/projects/hwy14-42-roundabout/

Hwy 19 near Henderson

Description: Replace bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Christopher Bower

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy19henderson/

Hwy 23 in West Duluth

Description: Pavement rehabilitation

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy23grand/


Hwy 23 and 71 in Kandiyohi County

Description: Improvements

Status: Study completed 2010. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Lowell Flaten

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23and71/


Hwy 23 at Saratoga Street in Marshall

Description: Hwy 23/Saratoga Street intersection safety improvements. Project led by City of Marshall.

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Ryan Barney (MnDOT District 8), Glenn Olson (City of Marshall)

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23saratoga


Hwy 23 from I-90 to Willmar

Description: Passing lane construction

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Susann Karnowski

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23passinglanes

Hwy 24 in Clearwater

Description: Replace the Mississippi River bridge

Status: Work begins 2015-2016

Contact: Claudia Dumont

More information: mndot.gov/d3/hwy24/

Hwy 29 and I-94 in Alexandria

Description: Bridge replacement, roadway widening, access improvements, ADA improvements, county highway realignment, turn lane construction, culvert replacement, signals/lighting replacement

Status: Work begins 2015-2016

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/alexi94hwy29/


Hwy 29 – Glenwood

Description: Proposed bridge over the railroad tracks just north of Glenwood, realign the intersection of Hwy 29 and Hwy 55

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/glenwoodoverpass/

Hwys 32 – 52 (back to top)

I-35E from Little Canada to White Bear Lake

Description: Study to develop and evaluate conceptual alternatives for extending MnPASS from Little Canada Road to County Rd. 96

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Brad Larsen

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35emnpassextension


I-35W from Minneapolis to Forest Lake

Description: Managed Lanes Study to identify preferred managed lane concepts as well as improvement strategies at locations along the I-35W North corridor

Status: Study completed 2013. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jerome Adams

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35wstudy/


I-35W/I-494 Study

Description: Interchange Improvements

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and35winterchange/


I-35W Bus Rapid Transit Study

Description: Study

Status: Study completed 2005

More information: mndot.gov/projects/brt/


I-35W—Transit/Access Project

Description: Transit Improvements near Lake Street
Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact:
Jim Grube
More information:
Hennepin County website


I-35W and Hwy 62 Gateways

Description: Create coherent aesthetic elements that articulate the unique characteristics of the neighborhood connections.

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact: Bobbie Dahlke

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35whwy62gateway/

 


I-35W and County Road 96

Description: Replace bridge, reconfigure interchange, work on roadway approach

Status: Construction begins 2015.
Contact: Ramsey County

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/694expand/9635w.html


I-35W and County Road E2 and F

Description: Replace County Road F and County Road E2 bridges

Status: 2015 and 2016
Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/694expand/e2andfi35w.html


I-35W and County Road H

Description: Replace bridge

Status: Construction begins 2016.
Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/694expand/cordh.html

Hwy 36 Study from North St. Paul to Oakdale

Description: Develop preliminary concept designs for intersection improvements at Century Avenue and Hadley Avenue

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36study/


Hwy 36 in Roseville

Description: Replace current Hwy 36 bridge with two new bridges, reconstruct and resurface ramps and roadway, replace signal systems at Lexington Avenue

Status: Work begins 2016

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36roseville/


Hwy 36 Stillwater Lift Bridge

Description: Convert Stillwater Lift Bridge to a pedestrian bridge. Vehicle traffic will be moved to the St. Croix Crossing
Status: Work begins fall 2016
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/liftbridge/

Hwy 41 River Crossing Project

Description: Connect Hwy 169 and new Hwy 212 near Hwy 41

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy41bridge/

Hwy 42/Hwy 14 in Eyota

Description: Construct roundabout at intersection of Hwy 14 and Hwy 42

Status: Work begins summer 2015

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information mndot/gov/d6/projects/hwy14-42-roundabout/

Hwy 51 Snelling Avenue Study

Description: Multi-modal study

Status: Study completed 2013. Work begins 2014 or 2015.

Contact: William Goff

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/snellingstudy/


Hwy 51 and County Road E

Description: Remove and replace the two County Road E bridges spanning Snelling Avenue

Status: Work begins summer 2015

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/694expand/esnelling.html


Hwy 51 in St. Paul (Hamline Midway)

Description: Resurface road, replace bridge deck, improve accessibility

Status: Work begins spring 2015

Contact: Kirsten Klein

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/snellingfalconheights/

Hwy 52 in North Rochester

Description: Northern Rochester Transportation Study (City of Rochester)

Status: Study completed 2011. Work began 2013.

Contact: Jeff Bunch

More information: City of Rochester website


Hwy 52 Cannon Falls to Hader Access Study

Description: Study to identify a recommended alternative

Status: Study completed 2012. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Heather Lukes

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy52accessstudy/

Hwys 53 – 77 (back to top)

Hwy 53 between Eveleth and Virginia

Description: Relocation of the highway

Status: Study in progress. Work begins 2015.

Contact: Roberta Dwyer

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/hwy53relocation/

Hwy 55—Plymouth to Rockford

Description: Lane expansion

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy55plymouthtorockford/

Hwy 58 Zumbrota

Description: Study to guide short-and long-term transportation and land use

Status: Study completed 2013. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/redwing-bridge/

Hwy 59/Hwy 10 in Detroit Lakes

Description: Frontage road network reconstruction and access improvements

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/dlfrontageroad

Hwy 61/ Hwy 97 in Forest Lake

Description: Reconstruction of the Hwy 61/Hwy 97 intersections
Status: Work begins fall 2015
Contact: Denise Workcuff
More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy61and97/


Hwy 61 Cook County

Description: Improve drainage near Hwy 61

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy61-grandmarais-grandportage/


Hwy 61/Hwy 14 and Gilmore Ave

Description: Replace signal system at the intersection

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/redwing-bridge/

Hwy 62 and I-35W Gateways

Description: Create coherent aesthetic elements that articulate the unique characteristics of the neighborhood connections.

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.
Contact: Bobbie Dahlke

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i35whwy62gateway/

Hwy 63 Red Wing Bridges

Description: Rehabilitate existing bridges, identify a preferred alternative for a bridge crossing between Red Wing, Minn. and Wisconsin

Status: Work begins 2018

Contact: Mike Dougherty

More information: mndot.gov/d6/projects/redwing-bridge/

Hwy 70 near Pine City

Description: Resurface pavement, install culverts, soften hills, install turn lanes, redesign intersection

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Beth Petrowske

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy70easti35/

Hwy 71/23 in Kandiyohi County

Description: Improvements

Status: Study completed 2010. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Lowell Flaten

More information: mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy23and71/


Hwy 71 in Jackson

Description: Replace bridge over the West Fork of the Des Moines River

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Christopher Bower

More information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy71jackson/

Hwy 75 near Kent

Description: Realign Hwy 75 to prevent repeated flooding and eliminate low clearance issues

Status: Work begins 2015 or 2016

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: www.mndot.gov/d4/projects/hwy75kent

Hwy 77 Cedar Avenue in Apple Valley and Bloomington

Description: Study to find ways to relieve congestion

Status: Study completed 2010. Options being evaluated during preliminary engineering.

Contact: Jon Solberg

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy77managedlanes/


Hwy 77 Minnesota River Crossing in Bloomington and Eagan

Description: Project includes replacing bridge joints and guardrail and painting of bridges and walkways on Hwy 77 Minnesota River Crossing between Bloomington and Eagan

Status: Work begins 2015

Contact: Jon Solberg

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy77mnriver/

Hwys 78 – 156 (back to top)

I-94 New Freeway Connection Hwy 24

Description: Proposed freeway connection

Status: Study completed 2007. Work begins 2034.

Contact: Claudia Dumont

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/interregionalconnection/


I-94 and I-29 in Alexandria

Description: Rebuild the I-94/Hwy 29 interchange and expand Hwy 29 to four lanes south of I-94

Status: Work begins 2015-2016

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/alexi94hwy29/


I-94/Hwy 75 – Moorhead

Description: Reconstruct the current interchange to address mobility and capacity issues along the two corridors.

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Jerimiah Moerke

More Information: mndot.gov/d4/projects/moorhead/

 


I-94 – East St. Paul to Woodbury

Description: Resurface roadway, construct auxiliary lane and emergency pull-offs, build noisewall and replace part of an existing noisewall, repair bridges.

Status: Work begins 2016

Contact: Kent Barnard

More Information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94stpaul

Hwys 169 – 694 (back to top)

Hwy 169 Belle Plaine

Description: Belle Plaine Area Plan

Status: Study completed 2003. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy169belleplaine/


Hwy 169— Shakopee to Blakely Township

Description: Identify options for access changes, improvements to safety and mobility

Status: Study underway.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/169shakopee/


Hwy 169 and Hwy 41—River Crossing

Description: Connect Hwy 169 and new Hwy 212 near Hwy 41

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Diane Langenbach

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy41bridge/


Hwy 169—Elk River to Zimmerman

Description: Assessed range of reasonable alternatives to corridor improvements.

Status: Study completed 2013. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/169elkriver/


Hwy 169 Eagles Nest Lake Reconstruction

Description: Make safety improvements to Hwy 169 from Six Mile Lake Road to Bradach Road

Status: Study in progress. Work begins 2017.

Contact: Michael Kalnbach

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy169eagles/


Hwy 169 Cross-Range Expressway

Description: This project will expand Hwy 169 from two- to four-lanes from the east end of the Bovey Bypass, east 1.55 miles through Taconite.

Status: Work begins 2016 to 2017.

Contact: Michael Kalnbach

More information: mndot.gov/d1/projects/Hwy169-cross-range/

 


 

Hwy 169 from Saint Peter to LeSueur

Description: Resurface southbound lanes, raise flood-prone areas, revise intersections in north St. Peter

Status: 2015 - Hwy 22 south of Saint Peter; 2016 - Hwy 169 from Mankato to Saint Peter

Contact: Zachary Tess
More Information: mndot.gov/d7/projects/floodmitigation/

 

 

Hwy 212 in Cologne

Description: Transportation Planning Study

Status: Study completed 2004. No projects have been funded or planned.

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy212cologne/


Hwy 212 between Chaska and Norwood Young America

Description: Study providing guidance for transportation improvements

Status: Study in progress July 2013 - December 2014

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/212cologne/

Hwy 316 through Hastings

Description: Examines traffic through the City of Hastings and the effects of providing a new roadway along the southern edge of the city.

Status: Study completed 2002. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: Kirsten Klein

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/316/bypass/

Hwy 371 Nisswa to Pine River

Description: Four lane expansion

Status: Various communities along the corridor are working with MnDOT to plan and develop final layouts for the future expansion.

Contact: Jim Hallgren

More information: mndot.gov/d3/projects/hwy371/

I-494/I-35W Study

Description: Interchange Improvements

Status: Study in progress. No projects have been funded or planned.

Contact: April Crockett

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i494and35winterchange/

I-694 between Rice Street in Shoreview and Lexington Avenue in Arden Hills

Description: Reconstruct I-694, add third general purpose lane and rebuild interstate ramps

Status: Work 2016-2017

Contact: Kent Barnard

More information: mndot.gov/metro/projects/i694shoreview

Hwy 952A /South Robert Street — West St. Paul between Mendota Road and Annapolis Street

Description: Roadway and pedestrian safety improvements (City of West St. Paul project)

Status: Work begins 2013-2014

Contact: Matt Saam, city of West St. Paul

More information: City of West St. Paul website