Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 55–Paynesville to west of Regal

Stearns and Kandiyohi counties

About this project

MnDOT will improve Highway 55 from the east limits of Paynesville to one mile west of Regal, in 2019.

Summary of work

  • Resurface nine miles of road (mill and overlay), includes shoulders and turn-lanes
  • Re-deck and improve the bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railway line, west of Hwy 23 in Paynesville
  • Upgrade guardrail
  • Install mumble and rumble strips
Project map
Work on Hwy 55 Paynesville to west of Regal in 2019. Click map for larger PDF version.

Future impacts


Bridge work

Hwy 55 to close for up to six weeks between Hwy 23 in Paynesville and Hwy 4/Kandiyohi CR 6 west of Paynesville. Detour uses Hwy 23 and Kandiyohi CR 6/190th St NE. Detour plan map, PDF

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Resurface work

Segments of lane closures, flaggers and use of pilot car in rural areas.

Information is tentative, more details to come