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MnDOT announces 2011 state construction program

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

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