The Minnesota Department of TransportationHAS announced a nearly $900 million transportation construction program for 2011 that will increase safety, improve mobility, expand capacity and preserve infrastructure statewide.
Projects in central Minnesota include:
• Constructing four lanes on Highway 23 east of St. Cloud to Foley.
• Resurfacing Highway 10 from east of Little Falls to Randall.
• Resurfacing Highway 371 from Baxter to Nisswa.
• Intersection improvements at Highway 25 and Sherburne County roads 11, 14 and 17.
• Resurfacing Highway 107 from Braham to Brook Park.
• Resurfacing bridge deck on highway 169 overpass in Elk River.
• Resurfacing I-94 from Albany to Collegeville.
For a more detailed list of projects in central Minnesota, visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d3/newsrels/11/2011construction.pdf.
This year’s 258 state highway construction projects include the Highway 169/Interstate 494 interchange in the Twin Cities and the second year of the bridge and pavement replacement on a section of I-35 in Duluth. Other projects improve safety at railroad crossings, repair seawalls and docks, make improvements on runways and terminals at regional airports, and remodel a transit facility.
For a complete list of state projects, including construction dates and traffic impacts, visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/construction.