Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 71


About this project

Map of Hwy 71 work zone in Olivia with area from Viking Drive to Hwy 212.  Map also includes the detour.

Summary of work

MnDOT work

  • Resurfacing of Hwy 71 from just south of Viking Drive to the intersection of Hwy 212 and Hwy 71
  • Bring existing sidewalk and pedestrian crossings to current Americans with Disabilities (ADA) standards
  • Create new sidewalk to create connections with existing sidewalk
  • Add a bypass lane at Viking Drive (southbound)
  • Improve drainage

City of Olivia work

  • Add flashing pedestrian crossing at Chestnut Avenue
  • Construct trail from Chestnut Avenue to Viking Drive

Traffic impacts

  • Work will require a detour (map above)
  • Motorists should expect minor delays

Virtual open house