CSAH 61 Project Summary
The CSAH 61 (Chaska Boulevard) Bridge & Roadway Improvements Project was the first part in the County Highway 61/Highway 41 Improvements Project. The project area includes CSAH 61 from Highway 41 (Chestnut Street) to Hickory Street and Creek Road from CSAH 61 to Creek Lane. Construction began in early July 2017 and continued through November 2017. Final cleanup and restoration was completed in spring of 2018. This project was completed in three stages to minimize impact to adjacent properties. For staging and access information, please visit the Project Documents tab.
WHAT: County Highway 61 (Chaska Blvd) between Hickory Street/Big Woods Blvd and Highway 41 was under construction in summer 2017. County Highway 61 traffic was detoured during construction.
WHEN: Early July – November 2017
WHY: The project replaced a deficient bridge over West Chaska Creek and made improvements to County Highway 61 and Creek Road to ensure these roadway operate safely and efficiently into the future as traffic volumes increase.
Click on the links below to view additional information about the construction project.
- Project Map – This shows the 2017 construction project in detail.
- Local and Regional Detour Map
- Pine Street Pedestrian Crossing Improvement – An overhead pedestrian activated beacon was installed at the County Highway 61/Pine Street intersection to increase safety for pedestrians crossing at this location. This type of beacon is a traffic control device used to stop road traffic and allow pedestrians to cross safely.