Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71—Sauk Centre

Stearns County

About this project

MnDOT will reconstruct and improve motorist and pedestrian safety on Hwy 71/Main St. S in Sauk Centre, Stearns County.

Project map
Summary of work

  • Reconstruct Hwy 71 from I-94 to Main St. N
  • Replace city water main, sewer and underground utilities
  • Install new curb and gutter and storm sewer
  • Upgrade, install signal system at Sinclair Lewis Ave.
  • Improve the intersection of Main St. N and Hwy 71
  • Widen and extend pedestrian sidewalks and road approaches
  • Improve pedestrian/bicycle access across the Sauk River bridge

Photo shows future Hwy 71 with improved pedestrian sidewalks in Sauk Centre.

Future impacts

  • Project requires road and sidewalk closures with detours