Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

November 3, 2016

Orange barrels on a highway

Hwy 19 at Henderson to open by Nov. 12

Bridgework nearly complete

MANKATO, Minn. – Highway 19 east of Henderson is expected to open by Nov. 12.  The Highway 19 bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad will be completed and the detour removed if all goes as planned, according the officials at the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Traffic has been detoured to Highways 93 and 169 since May 2. MnDOT thanks the area motorists for their patience during this lengthy construction season.

Zenith Tech, Incorporated of Waukesha, Wisconsin was awarded the bridge project with a bid of $5,241,732.  The new structure should be in place for the next 75 years.

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