Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

April 1, 2020

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Hwy 91 paving to start around April 15

MANKATO, Minn. – Construction on Highway 91 from Adrian to Russell is expected to resume around April 15, weather permitting, with paving beginning in Adrian. Completion of the entire project is expected by late June.

The remaining work on Highway 91 includes final paving, culvert lining, lighting, seeding and striping and will take place with no detour.  Flaggers/pilot cars will be present in Adrian to assist pedestrians and traffic during the paving operation.

Motorists are advised to expect brief delays, use caution throughout the project and watch for workers, equipment and traffic control devices.

Truckers are also reminded that spring weight restrictions remain in place on Highway 91 from Nobles County Road 16 (160th Street) to the Nobles/Murray County line until further notice.
The construction project that began in 2019 included bridge replacements and rural box culvert construction, resurfacing, and sidewalk and driveway improvements in Adrian and Lake Wilson  as well as additional lighting at rural intersections.

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 can be found at www.mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy91/.
Central Specialties, Incorporated of Alexandria was awarded the contract with a bid of $18,451,694.

Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. For additional updates follow @mndotscentral on Twitter.