MnDOT will improve Highway 55 from the east limits of Paynesville to one mile west of Regal, in 2019. Sign up for Hwy 4/Hwy 55 project email updates.
Hwy 55 is closed between Hwy 23 in Paynesville and Hwy 4/Kandiyohi CR 6 west of Paynesville to re-deck the bridge and improve drainage until early August. Detour uses Hwy 23 and Kandiyohi CR 6/190th St NE. Detour map, PDF
Also, Hwy 4 is detoured during the full duration of this project between I-94 and Hwy 55. Detour uses I-94, Hwy 71 and Hwy 55. Detour for both projects map, PDF
Work in August
Crews will resurface west of Regal and move eastward through Paynesville. Hwy 55 will have segments of single-lane closures with flaggers and use of a pilot car in rural areas.