Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 24, 2017

Highway maintenance to impact travel July 27

One-day closure of Hwy 22 north of Mankato and lane restrictions on Hwy 14 bypass

MANKATO, Minn. –Motorists are advised that Highway 22 from Blue Earth County Road 26 to Blue Earth County Road 57 will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, July 27 (weather permitting).

Traffic will be detoured to County Road 57 (North Riverfront Drive) and Highway 14.  Highway 169 is an alternate route for Highway 22 motorists.  The closure is necessary for a seal coat to prolong the life of the pavement and recent repairs on Highway 22.

The Highway 14 Mankato bypass will have an overnight lane restriction on Thursday, July 27 for crews to complete deck repair on the Minnesota River Bridge.

Motorists are encouraged to drive with extreme caution in work zones and watch for workers, equipment and traffic control devices.  Highway workers lives are on the line as they make improvements on area highways.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.