Hwy 10 All New Lanes Open
According to a news release from MnDOT, all of the new, permanent lanes of Hwy 10 through Elk River are now open. After two construction seasons, crews have completed the Hwy 10 Lake Orono bridge replacement and improvement project. All new permanent lanes, and the new pedestrian/bike trail spanning Lake Orono, are now open.
MnDOT has several other major projects planned in Elk River in the near future including:
- Hwy 10 between Xenia Ave. and Norfolk Ave. – reconstruct and install bike/pedestrian trail. Tentative construction start 2021.
- Hwy 169 between Hwy 101 and 197th – convert to a freeway (remove signals, install interchanges, plus other improvements). Tentative construction start 2023. Visit the project website.
- Resurface and improve Hwy 10 between Joplin Ave in Elk River and Big Lake (tentative construction 2027).