Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 28, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Henderson Hwy 19 bridge detour starts May 2

MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists using Highway 19 east of Henderson are advised that a detour begins Monday, May 2 as crews work to replace the bridge over the Union Pacific railroad.

The detour, which will be in place until November, consists of Highways 93 and 169. For project information and the detour map, visit www.mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy19henderson/ .

In the community of Henderson, the contractor will be installing NO PARKING signs to improve sight distance and adjusting the centerline for better truck turning movements at the Highway 19 and Highway 93 intersection.

Businesses in Henderson will remain open and the public is encouraged to attend their numerous festivals all season long. More information can be found at www.henderson-mn.com/ .

Zenith Tech, Incorporated of Waukesha, Wisconsin was awarded the bridge project with a bid of $5,241,732

For statewide travel information, visit www.511mn.org.

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