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June 22, 2016
U.S. 59 to Iowa border detour removed
WORTHINGTON -- The detour for U.S. 59 from Minnesota 60 to Iowa 9 was removed late Tuesday. Motorists are advised to use caution as some minor finishing work remains, including permanent striping. The U.S. 59 detour had been in place since April 25 for crews to complete long-term...
June 22, 2016 - 9:24pm
April 21, 2016
U.S. 71 detour starts May 2
MANKATO — Motorists who travel U.S. 71 in Jackson are advised traffic will be detoured beginning May 2, as crews begin the replacement of the Des Moines River Bridge. The detour, consisting of East Ashley Street and Jackson County Roads 23 and 34, will be in place until October....
April 21, 2016 - 8:03pm
April 15, 2016
U.S. 59 detour begins April 25
MANKATO — Motorists can expect a detour on U.S. 59 from Minnesota 60 to Iowa 9 beginning April 25 as crews begin long-term repair work north of the state line. Traffic will be detoured to Iowa 9 and Minnesota 60 for about two months. The project includes reclaiming the entire pavement...
April 15, 2016 - 9:35pm
April 13, 2016
Expect detour Monday on U.S. 169 Mankato to St. Peter
MANKATO — Motorists on U.S. 169 between Mankato and St. Peter can expect the highway to be closed and a detour to be in place after 7 p.m....
April 13, 2016 - 9:30pm
August 25, 2015
U.S. 75 detour is removed
LUVERNE — The paving on U.S. 75 in Luverne was completed Monday and the detour removed as the project nears completion Motorists are advised that lane restrictions remain as finishing work is completed. The construction extended from Interstate 90 to the north city limits. The...
August 25, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 23, 2015
Minnesota 60 detour ends July 31
MANKATO — The detour on Minnesota 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield will be removed July 31, weather permitting. Traffic will return to...
July 23, 2015 - 9:42pm
July 13, 2015
Interstate 90 eastbound traffic to detour Wednesday
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 between Worthington and Adrian will see increased traffic on Wednesday, as the Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to detour all eastbound Interstate 90 traffic onto the county road while repairs are performed on the Interstate....
July 13, 2015 - 9:13pm
May 25, 2015
MN 60 detour begins June 1
MANKATO — Motorists can expect a detour on Minnesota 60 from Mountain Lake and Butterfield beginning June 1 for about two months. The detour consists of Cottonwood County 1 and 16, and Watonwan County 10 and 5. The detour adds approximately eight miles. The two-month detour is...
May 25, 2015 - 8:30pm
December 26, 2014
Accident creates detour on Interstate 90
The Minnesota State Patrol responded to and is investigating a crash involving two semitrailer rigs, one of which caught fire. The...
December 26, 2014 - 8:40am
December 10, 2014
One-day detour for Highway 86 railroad crossing repair
MANKATO — Minnesota 86 at the junction of Minnesota 60, near Wilder, will be detoured Friday for track repair by the Union Pacific Railroad. The UP Railroad will be setting up a detour, and motorists are advised to watch for signs. The railroad estimates that Minnesota 86 will...
December 10, 2014 - 9:42pm
September 23, 2014
MN 86 detour to be removed Friday
LAKEFIELD — The detour for Minnesota 86 over Interstate 90 will be removed Friday as crews complete bridge repairs. The resurfacing of Minnesota 86 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 will soon begin. No detour is required, but motorists can expect brief delays and should...
September 23, 2014 - 7:38pm
July 29, 2013
Minnesota 60 north of Armour Road to open by mid-August
WORTHINGTON -- A lack of rain has helped construction crews gain ground on the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project in the city of Worthington,...
July 29, 2013 - 10:39pm
July 23, 2013
Detour removal from Minnesota 23 in Rock County moved to week of July 29
MANKATO -- Motorists in Rock County will need to wait until the week of July 29 for the Minnesota 23 detour to be removed. Officials from the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported earlier that the plan was to open Minnesota 23 the week of July 22. Additional work needed...
July 23, 2013 - 10:49pm
May 2, 2013
MN 23 detour begins Monday
LUVERNE -- Construction on Minnesota 23 will begin Monday, with traffic detoured on Interstate 90, Highway 75, Rock County Road 12 and Pipestone County Road 1. The Minnesota 23 project extends 17 miles from I-90 to Jasper and includes removing the asphalt pavement and replacing with...
May 2, 2013 - 11:46pm
February 27, 2013
Minnesota 60 detour to be removed Friday
WORTHINGTON -- For a few months, motorists can drive Minnesota 60 in Worthington without a detour, as the short detour around the Union Pacific railroad bridge will be removed Friday. Motorists will need to continue to heed the three-way stop with Nobles County 33 and the four-way...
February 27, 2013 - 9:56pm