Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 37/Cty Rd 7 Intersection Improvement

St. Louis County

About this project

A rendering of the Hwy 37 and Hwy 7 intersection.

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Summary of work

MnDOT, in partnership with St. Louis County, conducted an Intersection Control Evaluation study at the intersection of Hwy 37/Cty Rd 7. The study found a roundabout would be the best way to improve the safety of the high risk intersection.

Simulation videos

Watch: Intersection of Hwy 37 and County Road 7 at morning peak hours

Watch: Intersection of Hwy 37 and County Road 7 at afternoon peak hours

Watch: Intersection of Hwy 37 and County Road 7 with a double hauler

Watch: Intersection of Hwy 37 and County Road 7 with a superload transporter

Traffic impacts

This project will be constructed in stages and a detour for Cty Rd 7 will be required.

A rendering of the detour of Cty Rd 7.

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Public meetings

MnDOT hosted a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, to discuss the proposed intersection improvement. A recording of the presentation is below.