Minnesota State Highway 41

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Trunk Highway 41 marker

Trunk Highway 41
Route information
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 9.382 mi[1] (15.099 km)
Existed: 1933 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 169 at Jackson Township
  US 212 at Chaska
MN 5 at Chanhassen
North end: MN 7 at Shorewood
Location
Counties: Scott, Carver, Hennepin
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 40 MN 42

Minnesota State Highway 41 (MN 41) is a highway in Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with U.S. Highway 169 in Jackson Township near Shakopee and continues north to its northern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 7 in Shorewood.

Route description[edit]

Highway 41 is 9 miles (14 km) in length and serves as a north–south arterial route between the communities of Chaska and Chanhassen.

The route crosses the Minnesota River between Jackson Township and Chaska.

41 is also known as Chestnut Street in Chaska and Hazeltine Boulevard in Chanhassen.

Highway 41 has an intersection with Chaska Boulevard (Old Highway 212) in downtown Chaska.

41 has an interchange with the U.S. 212 freeway in Chaska.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is located immediately west of the junction of Highway 41 and Highway 5 in Chanhassen / Chaska. The Arboretum entrance is located on Highway 5.[2]

History[edit]

Highway 41 was posted in 1934 between U.S. 212 at Chaska and State Highway 7 at Shorewood.[3]

The section of Highway 41 between U.S. 169 at Jackson Township and U.S. 212 at Chaska was authorized in 1950.[3]

The original section of Highway 41 between U.S. 212 and Highway 7 was paved by 1940.[3]

The original Minnesota River bridge between Jackson Township and Chaska opened in 1960.[4] A new four-lane bridge was completed in 2007.[5]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Scott Jackson Township 0.000 0.000 US 169
Minnesota River 1.497–
1.597
2.409–
2.570
Chaska Bridge
Carver Chaska 2.026 3.261 Old US 212 (unmarked US 912C)
3.113 5.010 CR 10 (Engler Boulevard)
3.778–
3.876
6.080–
6.238
US 212 Interchange
4.737 7.623 CR 14 (Pioneer Trail)
6.230 10.026 CR 18 (Lyman Boulevard)
Chanhassen 7.215 11.611 MN 5
Hennepin Shorewood 9.362 15.067 MN 7
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b "Trunk Highway Log Point Listing - Construction District 5" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. August 20, 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ U of M website for Minnesota Landscape Arboretum - Link
  3. ^ a b c Riner, Steve. "Details of routes 26–50". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Self-published. Retrieved October 20, 2010. [self-published source]
  4. ^ Weeks III, John A. "Old Chaska Bridge". Highways, Byways, and Bridge Photography. Retrieved October 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ Weeks III, John A. "Chaska Bridge". Highways, Byways, and Bridge Photography. Retrieved October 20, 2010.