Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 12, 2020

Highway 19 slope repair project complete May 14

WILLMAR, Minn. —The Minnesota Department of Transportation Highway 19 project near Morton is scheduled to be complete by end of day on Thursday, May 14. The road will reopen to traffic on Friday, May 15.

The project included stabilizing slopes, road repair work and installing guardrails at two locations on Highway 19, approximately three miles east of Morton. The slopes were damaged by heavy rains in 2019.

Benefits of the project include stabilized slopes and repaired roadway with guardrails. The project cost $392,350, and the contractor was Carl Bolander and Sons, LLC.

For more information, please visit mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy19sloperepair.

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

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