Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 25—Buffalo

Wright County

2024 projects in Buffalo

Current construction projects suspended for the 2023–2024 winter season.

For current road conditions on Hwy 25, visit 511mn.org

Hwy 25 roundabout—north of Hwy 55

Wright County project

Hwy 25 work map in Buffalo
Wright County to construct a roundabout at Hwy 25 and Co. Rd. 83/35th St. NE in 2024. Click on map for larger image

Construct a new single-lane roundabout at Hwy 25 and Co. Rd. 83 (35th St. NE) in Buffalo. The estimated $1.7 million project includes pedestrian walks and approaches. 2024 project requires detour.

Impacts, schedule

Mid-August to late September

The intersection will close at Hwy 25 and Co. Rd. 83 in north Buffalo, Wright County.

Through traffic

  • Hwy 25 will close and detour between Wright Co. Rd. 37 south of Monticello, and Hwy 55 in Buffalo.
    • Hwy 25 detour: Co. Rd. 37 near Monticello, Co. Rd. 12 to Hwy 55 Buffalo (adds 1.2 miles to trip)

Local traffic

  • Hwy 25 will be open and maintained; however, expect a hard closure at the Co. Rd. 83 (35th St. NE) intersection between 3rd Ave. NE and Westridge Ct. (West Pulaski Park entrance)
  • Co. Rd. 83 (35th St. NE) will be closed east of Braddock Ave. NE to Hwy 25
  • Watch for trucks entering and exiting the intersection work zone

Contact

  • Wright County Engineer Chad Hausmann at chad.hausmann@co.wright.mn.us

Information is subject to change

Hwy 25—south of Hwy 55

City of Buffalo project

Reconstruct Hwy 25 from First St. S to the curve north of Settlers Pkwy. in 2023-2024. The $10.8 million project includes updates to city utilities, pedestrian sidewalks and approaches. Visit the city of Buffalo website for more details.

Impacts, schedule

  • Construct until late summer 2024: The city will close Hwy 25 between Co. Rd. 12 and Settlers Pkwy. April 1 through mid-June. Any remaining work will be completed under traffic by late summer.
    • Hwy 25 detour: Co. Rd. 12 and Hwy 12 Montrose
      • Local traffic to use Settlers Pkwy, Hwy 55 and Second St. S
  • Construct 2023: Complete

Summary of work

Hwy 25 work map in Buffalo
Reconstruct Hwy 25 between First St. S and Settlers Pkwy. in Buffalo. Click on map larger image
  • Reconstruct Hwy 25 from First St. S to north of Settlers Pkwy.
  • Install a continuous center left turn lane to improve access
  • Replace underground utilities—water main, sanitary sewer and storm sewer
  • Install sidewalk (8 ft. wide) along the east side of Hwy 25 south of Montrose Blvd. and along the west side north of Montrose Blvd.
  • Install bicycle lane and shoulder (6 ft. wide) along both sides of Hwy 25 south of Second St. S
  • Remove parking along both sides, except on the west side of Sturges Park, to expand the community commons area and open space along Buffalo lake between First St. S and Second St. S