Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 11, 2019

Highway 91 detour expands north to Lake Wilson today

MANKATO, Minn. — Motorists are advised that beginning today, Wednesday, September 11, that a second detour for the Highway 91 project north of Adrian begins between Lismore and Lake Wilson to allow crews to complete bridge and culvert work before harvest.

The second (stage 2) detour consists of Nobles County Road 15, Murray County Road 29 and Highway 30 and is expected to be in place until mid-October.

In addition, the Highway 91 detour from Adrian to Lismore (Nobles County Roads 35, 15 and 16) will remain in place for about two more weeks.

The construction project includes bridge replacements and rural box culvert construction that requires detouring Highway 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.

This 45 mile-long construction job completes Highway 91 projects planned in both MnDOT District 7 – Mankato (Nobles County) and MnDOT District 8 – Willmar (Murray and Lyon County). More information on the Highway 91 projects and the detour maps can be found at mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy91 and mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy91. The website for the Nobles County project also includes a place to sign up for e-mail updates.

Central Specialties, Incorporated of Alexandria was awarded the contract with a bid of $18,451,694.

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