Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 14

New Ulm, Courtland, Nicollet, North Mankato

Summary of work from New Ulm to North Mankato

New Ulm to Courtland to W. Nicollet (in design)

  • This segment of about 12.5 miles is currently unscheduled/unfunded.
  • A Highway 14 New Ulm to Nicollet Task Force was formed in December 2017 with membership including area business leaders, city and county officials and Minnesota Valley Lutheran School official.
  • The task force provided recommendations to MnDOT District 7 in June 2018.
  • The expansion of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Nicollet is currently unfunded, however, MnDOT is advancing the design and environmental processes to be prepared for potential funding programs.

New Ulm Gateway (only minor aesthetics and landscaping remain)

Construction crews along with landscapers will return in the spring to complete aesthetic work, but no detours will be needed.
The live web-cam was removed on November 30, but interested parties can see a time-lapse video of the Front Street and Minnesota River Bridge construction here: project web cam .

W. Nicollet to North Mankato (complete)

  • The North Mankato to Nicollet project advanced from 2017-18 to 2015-16 due to Corridors of Commerce funding and included a 2.5 mile bypass of Nicollet. Included grading and paving 6.5 miles of additional two lanes to the north of the existing Hwy 14 and 2.5 miles of four-lane bypass on new alignment south of Nicollet. This section opened to traffic on Nov. 11, 2016.

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