Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 55

Barrett to the Grant/Douglas County line

Traffic impacts

Work zone on Hwy 55 starts in Barrett and continues to the Grant/Douglas County Line. Roadway from Barrett to Hoffman is closed, with detour on Hwy 59 to Hwy 27. From Hoffman to the County Line work will be done under traffic.
Hwy 55 project map

Curent traffic impacts

  • Highway 55 CLOSED between Barrett and Hoffman. Road is impassable just east of Barrett while crews replace the bridge over the Pomme de Terre River
    • Traffic detoured to Highways 59 to 27
  • Loose gravel, no centerline stripe between Hoffman and the Grant/Douglas County line
    • Flaggers, pilot car during daytime operations

About this project

  • Resurface (reclaim)
  • Bridge replacement over Pomme de Terre River
  • ADA improvements
  • Culvert replacement


Americans with Disabilities Act

Accessibility and state highway projects

All MnDOT projects--both new construction and rehabilitation projects-- must include an evaluation to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Components can include, but are not limited to adding curb cuts, truncated domes and accessible pedestrian signals. Read about MnDOT's transition plan to comply with the ADA.

Specifics for this project

This project includes one block of ADA-compliant sidewalks in the city of Barrett.