Major Highway Systems of Burnsville
The town of Burnsville, Minnesota, has multiple roads crisscrossing it, chief among them Interstate freeways, State Routes, County Roads, as well as roads not in the highway system. In this article, we shall be discussing these roads, as these will be essential to your ease in accessing the inside zones of Burnsville.
First off, we shall discuss Interstate 35, which is a major artery for the town, it splits the city in half vertically with its split route Interstate 35W, which we shall discuss first. This freeway goes in a north-south direction and vice versa. This is a very important road to the city, as it allows access to the city center as well as many facilities in the center as well as near the road, the Interstate intersects with County Road 42 E, Burnsville Parkway, State Route 13, and Cliff Road, it exits the city at its northern border near the Minnesota River. As for the other split, Interstate 35E, the route is not as important, but if you are coming from the east, it is quite important as it allows you to use interchanges into other roads that will allow you to access other parts of the city. This route intersects with County Road 11, and County Road 42 E, it also intersects with Cliff Road outside of Burnsville, as well as with State Route 77, all in neighboring Eagan.
State Route 13, along with County Road 42 E, provide easily accessible east to west travel inside the city. SR 13 allows you to access much of the northern parts of the town, it also intersects with Cliff Road, it also forms an interchange with Interstate 35W.
County Road 5 is another route you can use for north-south travelling, coming from the south as Kenwood Trail, it enters the town just a few hundred meters west of Buck Hill, it then goes northward, intersecting with County Road 42, as well as Burnsville Parkway, it then ends after intersecting with State Route 13.
Then there’s County Road 11, another north-south route, coming from the south from Isleton Trail in neighboring Lakeville, it is called Lac Lavlon Drive. It indirectly intersects with Interstate 35E with McAndrews Road, before truly intersecting with the freeway near E 134th St. It continues northward, going through the western edge of Terrace Oaks West Park. It ends when it intersects with State Route 13.
As for other roads that are just as important as the highways, here is a quick breakdown about them.
Burnsville Parkway, and its eastern parts (E Burnsville Parkway), it allows for quick and hassle-free travel west to east, and vice versa. Coming form County Road 42, it goes slightly northeast, intersecting with County Road 5, and Interstate 35W. Past I-35W, it is called E Burnsville Parkway, and goes in a curved eastward path. After intersecting with County Road 11, it goes on for a few kilometers before exiting the town’s administrative borders.
Finally, there’s Cliff Road, which comes from Interstate 35W. It goes east, intersecting State Route 13 before exiting the town.