Minnesota State Highway 22
|Maintained by Mn/DOT|
|Length:||166.325 mi (267.674 km)|
|Existed:||1920 – present|
|South end:||CR R50 at the Minnesota – Iowa state line|
| I-90 near Wells and Kiester
MN 109 at Wells
MN 30 at Mapleton
US 14 at Mankato
US 169 / MN 99 at St. Peter
MN 5 / MN 19 at Gaylord
US 212 at Glencoe
MN 7 / MN 15 at Hutchinson
US 12 / MN 24 at Litchfield
MN 55 at Eden Valley
|North end:||MN 23 at Richmond|
|Counties:||Faribault, Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Sibley, McLeod, Meeker, Stearns|
Minnesota State Highway 22 (MN 22) is a highway in south-central and central Minnesota, which runs from Winnebago County Road R50 at the Iowa state line near Kiester and continues north to its northern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 23 in Richmond, west of St. Cloud.
Highway 22 is 166 miles (267 km) in length.
State Highway 22 was authorized in 1920 from St. Peter to Paynesville. In 1934, it was extended south to the Iowa state line, and its northernmost section between Eden Valley and Paynesville became part of State Highway 55.
The section of Highway 22 between Mankato and St. Peter follows the original route of U.S. Highway 169. When the parallel route west of the Minnesota River was first completed in the late 1950s, it originally carried the Highway 22 designation for a few years until it was redesignated U.S. 169 and Highway 22 reverted to its original alignment.
From 1934 to 1961, the northern terminus for Highway 22 was at its intersection with State Highway 55 in Eden Valley. The Highway 22 designation was extended north to Richmond in 1961. Highway 22 will be redone from Mapleton to CO RD 90 just south of Mankato starting March 27th 2017, with the project finalizing in 2019. It will be a 3 part project, with the first stage being Mapleton to Beauford in 2017. In 2018 from Beauford to CO RD 90. Finally in 2019 the Victory Drive Memorial will be finished.
Highway 22 was paved in its entirety by 1953.
|Faribault||||0.000||0.000||CR R50||Continuation into Iowa|
|I-90||I-90 exit 138.|
|Wells||18.270||29.403||MN 109||South end of MN 109 overlap|
|18.444||29.683||MN 109||North end of MN 109 overlap|
|Blue Earth||Mapleton Township||32.475||52.263||MN 30||South end of MN 30 overlap|
|Mapleton||35.062||56.427||MN 30||North end of MN 30 overlap|
|US 14 / MN 60||Interchange|
|Nicollet||St. Peter||64.074||103.117||US 169 / MN 99||South end of US 169 / MN 99 overlap|
|MN 99||North end of MN 99 overlap|
|65.934||106.110||US 169||North end of US 169 overlap|
|New Sweden Township||79.597||128.099||MN 111|
|Sibley||Gaylord||89.846||144.593||MN 5 / MN 19||East end of MN 5 / MN 19 overlap|
|89.987||144.820||MN 5 / MN 19||West end of MN 5 / MN 19 overlap|
|McLeod||Glencoe Township||103.338||166.306||US 212||West end of US 212 overlap|
|Glencoe||106.633||171.609||US 212||East end of US 212 overlap|
|Hutchinson||121.192||195.040||MN 7||East end of MN 7 overlap|
|Acoma Township||129.945||209.126||MN 7||West end of MN 7 overlap|
|Meeker||Litchfield||143.080||230.265||US 12||South end of US 12 overlap|
|Litchfield Township||145.125||233.556||US 12||North end of US 12 overlap|
|Eden Valley||156.901||252.508||MN 55|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
Route map: Google
- Riner, Steve. "Details of Routes 1-25". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Retrieved 2007-02-24.
- "Statewide Trunk Logpoint Listing" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 14, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
- Minnesota State Legislature (2010). "§ 161.114, Constitutional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes. Retrieved October 9, 2010.