Highway 10

Motorists travelling both directions of Highway 10 between Elk River and Big Lake will encounter delays as segments of the roadway are intermittently reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, Sept. 16. The closures are scheduled to occur during non-peak hours and will be completed by mid-October. Motorists should plan additional time for travel, slow [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Highway 10 through Elk River will soon be restored to two lanes, but not soon enough for many motorists who are being delayed during this $6 million state-led reconstruction project. Friday, July 12, was particularly problematic. The highway was already down to one lane in each direction through east Elk River [...]

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Motorists on Highway 10 between 171st Avenue and Norfolk Avenue in Elk River — including through downtown —  will encounter lane closures as crews begin drainage and pedestrian improvements. Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, July 8, both directions of Highway 10 will be reduced to a single lane. The work is expected to be complete [...]

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Click here to read more about an effort to press for improvements to Highways 10 and 169 by Joni Astrup Associate editor When Bryan Olson describes the challenges Cretex faces when hauling long concrete girders out of its plant in Elk River, one incident stands out. A semi hauling a beam was pulling out of [...]

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Click here to read about the challenges Highway 10 poses for one Elk River business. by Joni Astrup Associate editor Local leaders are turning up the heat to improve key corridors like Highway 10 and Highway 169 in Elk River and beyond. One of the people in the thick of it is Sherburne County Commissioner [...]

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by Tammy Sakry ECM Publishers As Highway 10 traffic zoomed by, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, listened to city officials and business members, concerned about the highway, who were seeking his help in funding improvements. Franken learned about the safety, traffic flow and harm the highway’s current condition is having on economic development and to [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Motorists driving by a girl (mannequin) named Kelly are doing a double take. She’s helping Jim and Patti Swanson of Elk River sell a 1978 Corvette. She has helped sell other vehicles for the Swansons. She’s helped advertise garage sales. And she even went on her first outing recently to help [...]

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Motorists travelling in the Highway 10 work zone between Clear Lake and Big Lake will see the new concrete pavement being placed on the westbound lanes, beginning in Big Lake today (Wednesday, May 16.) The traffic patterns will remain the same, utilizing the eastbound Highway 10 lanes.  This will allow construction crews to complete all [...]

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