The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city of Starbuck are partnering for a 2020 resurfacing and reconstruction project on Hwys 28, 29 and 114 in the city. The project includes pavement resurfacing, pedestrian accessibility (ADA) improvements, utility replacements and a trail extension.
Key project elements
Resurfacing of Hwys 28, 29 and 114 in Starbuck
Downtown complete streets reconstruction
Sidewalk improvements & ADA accessibility upgrades
Shared-use path on the east side of Hwy 29
Shared-use path on the south side of Hwy 28 east of Hwy 29
Current traffic impacts
Hwy 29 south is closed. Detour route: Wollan Street and First Street.
All truck traffic detoured to Highway 104 and County Road 18, or County Road 1 and County Road 18 (see truck route info below).
The project will be completed in stages to minimize local traffic and business impacts. The stages will be broken down as follows:
Stage 1 (south leg of project):
Work zone: Highway 29, from main intersection (Hwy 28/29/114) to W 1st Street
Stage 1 detour: Wollan Street, West 1st Street
Stage 2 (west & north legs of project):
West work zone: Highway 28, from John Street to main intersection
North work zone: Highway 114, from 10th Street to main intersection
Stage 2 detour: John Street, West 6th Street, Abercrombie Street, East 8th Street
Stages 3a & 3b (east legs of project):
Stage 3a work zone: Highway 29 from Teigen Street to Abercrombie Street
Stage 3b work zone: Highway 29 from main intersection to Abercrombie Street
Stage 3 detour: County Road 24, Highway 114
Throughout the duration of construction, a truck route will be in place. Trucks are currently being rerouted to Highway 104 and County Road 18, or County Road 1 and County Road 18.
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.
Features included in this project
This project includes ADA-compliant sidewalks, crosswalks and pedestrian ramps throughout the city of Starbuck.