License Minnesota

Construction of Tunnels Under Highways Permit

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)

Agency contact information:

Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota Department of
395 John Ireland Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155-1899
(800) 657-3774 | (800) 627-3529
Utility Agreements and Permits Unit
395 John Ireland Blvd., MS 678, St. Paul, MN 55155-1899 | (651) 366-4668


Utility Agreements and Permits

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) provides a balanced transportation system. Responsible areas include aeronautics, highways, motor carriers, ports, public transit, railroads and pipelines.


Minn. Stats. 160.25


MINNESOTA RULES 8810.3200 - 8810.3600


MnDOT 2525 and agreement

Application forms are available on the MN Dept. of Transportation (MnDOT) website, Utility Agreements and Utility Permits section at Permit Information and Forms.


A surety bond usually required and retained for one or two years after installation. Wording for bonding (individual or continuing) is available on the MnDOT website at Utility Surety Bond Form -Individual Bond or Utility Surety Bond Form -Continuing.

MnDOT accommodation of utilities on highway right of way should be followed, see at Utility Accommodation on Highway Right of Way.


No fee.

Period of Issuance:


Length of Determination Process:

6-10 weeks.