April 2022 update: City of Annandale has rescheduled project to 2023 construction.
Construct roundabout at Hwy 24 and Hemlock St.
City of Annandale to construct a roundabout to improve access at Hwy 24 (Park St. E) and Hemlock St., includes access to the Annandale Health Care Center and School District 876. Project requires a detour.
Summary of work
Install roundabout, includes adjacent entrances and pedestrian sidewalk between Poplar Ave. and Hemlock St.
Resurface Hemlock St./80th St. NW
Construction to take place when students are on summer vacation.
Motorists: Hwy 24 will close Poplar St. to south of Hemlock St. Detour uses Hwy 55 and Wright Co. Rd. 6
MnDOT will resurface rural areas of Hwy 55 from Meeker/Stearns county line, between Watkins and Kimball, to Brown Ave. in Annandale, includes sidewalks in New Haven and Kimball. Motorists to encounter alternate one-lane traffic with flaggers and use of a pilot car.
Construction is scheduled for August–October 2022
MnDOT will resurface and/or reconstruct due to underground utility replacements, Hwy 55 between Brown Ave. N and Poplar Ave., and widen Highway 55 from Poplar Ave. to just east of Annandale Blvd. to add a center left-turn lane. The project will also improve sidewalks and upgrade the traffic signal system at Excelsior Ave.
Construction is scheduled for 2024
More details to become available once closer to construction.