Minnesota 91 detours change in Murray, Lyon counties

Minnesota 91

MANKATO — The detour on Minnesota 91 from U.S. 14 to Minnesota 23 in Lyon County will be removed and a new Minnesota 91 detour in Murray County north of Lake Wilson were set to begin at some point Tuesday and remain until mid-November.

The new Minnesota 91 detour between Murray County 10 and Murray County 20 is necessary for the contractor to replace three culverts. The detour between U.S. 14 and Minnesota 23 is being removed as the bridge has been replaced just south of the DM&E railroad.

Two other Minnesota 91 detours in Nobles County remain until adequate pavement can be applied to produce a stable and safe roadway for motorists. The detour between Adrian and Lismore consists of Nobles County 35, 15 and 16. The detour between Lismore and Lake Wilson consists of Nobles County 15, Murray County 29 and Minnesota 30.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation informs the traveling public that Minnesota 91 needs to be open by Nov. 15 or the contractor will be fined a penalty for each day it is not open.

The construction project includes bridge replacements and rural box culvert construction that requires detouring Minnesota 91. Resurfacing will be completed as well as sidewalk and driveway improvements in Adrian and Lake Wilson and additional lighting at rural intersections. The expected project completion date is June 2020.

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