Traffic counts are up in North Marion County following the opening of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass, according to a November 2018 summary released by ODOT at the December 4, French Prairie traffic safety meeting. Traffic on McKay Road to/from Hwy 219 is up 17-18%, and southbound traffic entering St. Paul from the North is up 9%. Westbound traffic on Hwy 219 (Church Street) coming into St. Paul from the East is up by 13%.
The full summary with graphics can be viewed here. North Marion County Traffic Trends (Nov 2018).