Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 29, 2018

Highway 83/County Road 12 roundabout closed Wednesday-Thursday

The roundabout at Highway 83 and Blue Earth County Road 12 will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, Oct. 31, and Thursday, Nov. 1, as part of the County Road 12 Extension project.

Traffic will be detoured using Blue Earth County Roads 86, 17 and Highway 22.

This closure is necessary to allow contractors to install permanent pavement striping and permanent light poles.  Motorists are encouraged to use the posted detour route for the Highway 83 closure or find alternate routes.

Residents and landowners are encouraged to contact the Blue Earth County Public Works Department to coordinate access concerns with the County and the Contractor, OMG Midwest, Inc. dba Southern Minnesota Construction.  For more information on the County Road 12 project please contact the Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.

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