Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Highway 3

Empire Township, Farmington

Traffic impacts

Highway 3 project area map in Empire Township and Farmington

Hwy 3 project area map.

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All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent. All businesses and residences will remain accessible throughout the project however, it may not be your normal route.


Road closures

7 a.m. Tue, July 5 through early September


Information about upcoming traffic impacts will be posted as details become available.

About this project

MnDOT, in coordination with the City of Farmington, Empire Township and Dakota County, will construct a roundabout at the intersection of Co. Rd. 66. A roundabout will improve safety, the overall operation at the intersection and reduce delays at Co. Rd. 66.

Summary of work

  • Construct a new roundabout at Hwy 3/Co. Rd. 66
  • Construct trail on Co. Rd. 66 from Hwy 3 to Cascade Dr.
  • Construct a trail on the east side of Hwy 3 from Co. Rd. 66 to 209th St. W
  • Construct trail on west side of Hwy 3 from 205th St. to Willow St.
  • Improve drainage
  • Add landscaping near roundabout