Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwys 1 & 59 Roundabouts

Between Hwy 59 and Kinney Ave in Thief River Falls

Hwys 1 and 59 roundabouts

Summary of work

  • Construct 3 roundabouts on Hwy 1 at Brooks Avenue, Barzen Avenue and the intersection with Hwy 59
  • Resurface and extension of frontage road
  • Construct multi-use trail on north side of the highway
  • This summary includes two city/county projects
layout of the three roundabouts being constructed on highway 1

Layout of Hwy 1 roundabouts

Stay up to date

Weekly email update

Weekly meetings

A virtual public meeting occurs at 10 a.m. every Tuesday for the Thief River Falls community and business owners to learn about the latest updates for all of the projects happening in the area.

Attendees can join the meeting online or call on a phone. Both ways allow attendees to listen to the project team. With the online option, presentation materials can be viewed.

Comments and Questions

Use the Comment form to submit comments or questions.

Traffic impacts

Phase 1

Hwy 1 roundabout project detour map for phase 1
Phase 1 detour map

Detour onto First St W

Phase 2

Hwy 1 roundabout project detour map for phase 2
Phase 2 detour map

Detour onto 190th St NE and 120th Ave NW

  • This phase will construct the Hwy 1/59 roundabout including:
    • from Ruby Ave through roundabouts
    • north and south legs
    • west edge

Interactive detour map

Use this map to zoom into the projects and detour info. You can also refer to 511mn.org for real-time traffic and detour information.