Minnesota Department of Transportation

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August 7, 2020

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Hwy 111/22 construction moves north Aug. 8

Second stage of construction changes detour

MANKATO, Minn. —The construction on Hwy 111/22 will shift north from Highway 99 in Nicollet to Nicollet County Road 1 to north of County Road 1 to Gaylord beginning Saturday, Aug. 8 with a change in the detour.

The new detour consists of Nicollet County Road 1, Highway 15 and Highway 19.  A second way-finding route (not marked as a detour) would be Highway 169 at St. Peter, Highway 93 and Highway 19.

MnDOT has completed the Highway 111/22 work on stage one from the city of Nicollet to County Road 1 and that section of highway will open to traffic with the detour change on Aug. 8. 

The project on Highway 111/22 from Nicollet to Gaylord began on May 4 and is expected to be complete in October.

In addition to repaving the road, the project will add lighting at six rural intersections, install snow fence along Highway 22, replace guardrail and perform utility work in the city of Nicollet.

OMG Midwest was awarded the projects with a bid of $13,466,297.14.

Find more information and detour maps at mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy111-22nicollet. For more information on 2020 Construction projects in south central Minnesota, visit mndot.gov/d7/projects.html.

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