Minnesota State Highway 336
|Defined by MS § 161.115(267)|
|Maintained by Mn/DOT|
|Length:||2.251 mi (3.623 km)|
|Existed:||June 4, 1991 – present|
|South end:||I-94 near Moorhead|
|North end:||US 10 near Dilworth|
Minnesota State Highway 336 (MN 336) is a short highway in northwest Minnesota, which runs from its interchange with Interstate 94 near Moorhead and continues north to its interchange with U.S. Highway 10 near Dilworth and Glyndon.
The route is 2.2 miles (3.5 km) in length.
Highway 336 serves as a short north–south route in northwest Minnesota, connecting Interstate 94 and U.S. 10, immediately east of the city of Moorhead. It is almost entirely located in Glyndon Township, except for briefly passing through the city limits of Dilworth. The unincorporated community of Watts is located along the route. Highway 336 is located within the Fargo–Moorhead metro area.
Highway 336 is built as a four-lane divided highway with interchanges at each end. The roadway has always been a vital connection between Interstate 94 and U.S. 10, providing a gateway to nearby Detroit Lakes, a recreation destination area. Because it is a significant connector route with a high traffic volume, the short route is classified as part of the National Highway System.
The route is legally defined as Route 336 in the Minnesota Statutes.
Constant train activity and excessive weekend traffic not only deteriorated the roadway, but also caused major traffic headaches. In 2002, a reconstruction project began that expanded the roadway to four-lanes and added off-ramps to its junction with U.S. Highway 10 near Dilworth, as well as a new overpass constructed over the railroad crossing. In addition, the last 1/4 mile of Highway 336 at the north end was moved 350 feet (110 m) to the east to avoid demolition of a grain silo and an old farmstead which has since burned down.
|0.000||0.000||I-94 / County 11 south (70th Street) – Moorhead, Fergus Falls||Interchange|
|2.251||3.623||US 10 / County 11 north (70th Street) – Dilworth, Glyndon, Detroit Lakes||Interchange|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- "Chapter 339-H.F.No. 606". Laws of Minnesota 1991. Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes. June 4, 1991. Retrieved January 25, 2011.
- Minnesota Department of Transportation (August 14, 2014). "Statewide Trunk Logpoint Listing" (PDF). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Transportation. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
- "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved January 25, 2011.
- 1991-1992 Official Highway Map of Minnesota (Map). Minnesota Department of Transportation. 1991. § B10. Retrieved January 25, 2011.