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Minnesota DOT Announces 2024 State Construction Projects

ST. PAUL, MN — Road projects are beginning to ramp up across Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has nearly 200 road construction projects this season that will help maintain and improve Minnesota's roads, bridges, and transportation infrastructure; improve safety and mobility; and support jobs that will be worked on statewide.

The 2024 construction season includes 193 planned road and bridge projects, plus 54 projects that will improve airports, water ports, railroad crossings, and transit infrastructure.

Significant 2024 Projects
  • Replacing and repairing bridges on Interstate 494 between Edina and Richfield continues for the second year of a four-year project that also includes reconfiguring the I-35W/I-494 interchange, building a pedestrian bridge, adding E-ZPass lanes, and constructing noise walls. Other major projects in the Twin Cities Metro area include pavement improvements on I-94 between Oakdale and Lakeland and Highway 36 between Roseville and Little Canada, and the start of a three-year project to repair the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis.
  • Bridge work is being completed on I-35 between the Twin Cities and Duluth, pavement is being resurfaced near Hinckley, and the Atkinson bridge over Carlton County Road 61 will be repaired. Roadwork will also continue on I-35 in Duluth.
  • Completing the I-35 Faribault project will include ramp, bridge, and pavement improvements.
  • Crews will begin a three-year project to improve the I-90/Highway 52 interchange southeast of Rochester, which involves replacing the I-90 bridges, constructing a new ramp/bridge over Highway 52, and other improvements.
  • Highway 220 north of East Grand Forks is being reconstructed with pavement and culvert replacements to improve drainage and the driving surface.
  • The Highway 25 bridge over the Mississippi River in Monticello is being resurfaced. The project includes drainage and sidewalk updates.
  • A three-year project to improve the 11th Street underpass in Moorhead will involve constructing two underpasses under BNSF rail lines, sidewalk, and other improvements.
  • Two new roundabouts will be constructed during a two-year complete streets project on Highways 59 and 108 in Pelican Rapids, which will also improve a shared-use path, sidewalk, and city utilities.
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