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Highway 36 & Manning Avenue Interchange Online Update

Welcome to the Highway 36 & Manning Avenue Interchange Online Update

Anticipated Construction Schedule

Tree Clearing - March 2021

Erosion control will be installed and trees will be cleared from the project area. There is an existing silo that will be removed in the project’s northwest quadrant during this time. No detours or traffic shifts are anticipated.

Utility Relocations - March-May 2021

Utilities in the project area will be relocated to accommodate building of the interchange. Work may seem sporadic with multiple utilities and contractors being involved. No detours or traffic shifts are anticipated.

Interchange Construction - Late May/Early June 2021 to July of 2022

The interchange construction is anticipated to take place in 3 stages with Stage 1 having 3 sub-stages.

Stage 1A - May/June 2021

  • Close Manning Avenue (County Highway 15) north of Highway 36 and remove traffic signal.
  • Close access to 60th Street (North Frontage Road) west of Manning Avenue (County Highway 15). Frontage Road access will be available from County Highway 17/Lake Elmo Avenue.
  • Highway 36 traffic will shift to the outside shoulder.
  • Manning Avenue south of Highway 36 will change to right in/right out access.

Stage 1B - June/July 2021

  • Manning Avenue (County Highway 15) north of Highway 36 will remain closed.
  • 60th Street (North Frontage Road) west of Manning Avenue (County Highway 15) east access will remain closed. Frontage Road access will be available from County Highway 17/Lake Elmo Avenue.
  • Highway 36 traffic will shift to the inside shoulders.
  • Manning Avenue south of Highway 36 will maintain right in/right out access.

Stage 1C - July/August 2021

  • Manning Avenue (County Highway 15) north of Highway 36 will remain closed.
  • 60th Street (North Frontage Road) west of Manning Avenue (County Highway 15) east access will remain closed. Frontage Road access will be available from County Highway 17/Lake Elmo Avenue.
  • Highway 36 traffic will remain on inside shoulders.
  • Manning Avenue south of Highway 36 will switch to temporary bypass road for right in/right out access.

Stage 2 - Fall 2021

  • Maintain Stage 1C traffic patterns.

Stage 2 - Winter Suspension

  • Open Manning Avenue (County Highway 15) north of Highway 36 entrance/exit ramps in Northeast quadrant to traffic.
  • Open Manning Avenue south of Highway 36 entrance/exit ramps in Southwest quadrant to traffic.
  • Remove temporary bypass road.

Stage 3 - Late Fall 2021 or Spring/Summer 2022

  • Implement night closures of Highway 36 to facilitate bridge construction during placement of bridge beams and pouring of bridge deck.
  • Open Northwest ramp and 60th Street (North Frontage Road) to traffic.

Interchange Layout

To view the interchange layout as a PDF, click on the button below.

Project Manager: Nathan Arnold (651-430-4384)