Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15—Kimball to St. Augusta

Stearns County


Project detour map
Hwy 15 to close and detour May 6 - July 2019. Click map for PDF version.

Hwy 15 detour

Road closed between Kimball and St. Augusta until late-July. Detour uses Hwy 55, Stearns CR 44, CR 7 and I-94. A temporary all-way stop is at CR 44/ CR 7/Bridgewater Rd in Fairhaven. Detour map, PDF

Local access

Hwy 15 is restricted to businesses and residents only. Expect gravel surfaces, access changes, and single-lane closures with flaggers. For your safety and ours, we request that you access your home or business along Hwy 15 from the closest side road to your destination. Closest alternate route map, PDF

Project update


Residents who live along the Hwy 15 construction project are reminded about accessing their homes from the nearest public entrance/exit. This is for the public’s safety and the efficiency of the contractors operations.

Flagger directing traffic
SEE flaggers.

Work operations have changed to road surface reconstruction, internal flagging is happening, please slow down and obey flaggers, access Hwy 15 at the nearest public road to your home and drive carefully.

MnDOT would like to remind you that motorists who do not obey work zone flaggers’ traffic directions, or speed in work zones, can be fined $300.

About this project

Project detour map
Hwy 15 roadwork Kimball to St. Augusta through July, 2019. Click map for PDF version.

Reconstruct and improve Hwy 15 from Hwy 55 in Kimball to 66th Ave in St. Augusta, Stearns County in 2019.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct 12 miles of Hwy 15 road surface (full-depth reclaim), includes shoulders and turn-lanes
  • Repair or replace pipes and box culverts
  • Upgrade the pedestrian crosswalks and signal components at the intersection of Hwy 15 and Stearns CR 47/136 in St. Augusta
  • Location map, PDF