Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 16, 2017

Hwy 238 detour changes between Albany and Upsala June 16

New, smoother road surface opens south of Upsala

ST CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists traveling Highway 238 between Albany and Upsala in Stearns and Morrison Counties will encounter detour changes as road segments open and close Friday, June 16. 

Motorists can expect the following changes:

  • Highway 238 between Stearns County Road 17 and Morrison County Road 21/Walnut Avenue to open and detour to lift on June 16.
  • Highway 238 between Stearns County Road 17 and County Road 10 in Albany to close and detour to begin June 16 through mid-September. A signed detour uses Stearns County Roads 10 and 17.  Get detour map.

The $3.6 million project will resurface the roadway and improve the roadbed, improve shoulders and replace or repair culverts. When complete in mid-September, the project will improve the ride, safety and drainage along 14 miles of roadway.

For the latest road closure information, visit the project website at www.mndot.gov/d3/2017/h238/.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.