Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 93


About the project

Flooding in the Minnesota River Valley has created maintenance and mobility challenges for the local community and MnDOT for decades. After completing a Flood Feasibility Study in 2017 and securing funding through a bonding bill in 2020, Hwy 93 will be raised approximately eight feet, putting it one foot above historic high-water events.

Summary of work

  • Resurface 3.6 miles of Hwy 93 from Hwy 169 to the City of Henderson flood wall
  • Significant hydraulics reviews and studies have been incorporated on the Rush River and Minnesota River watersheds to ensure no additional flooding during highwater flood events
  • Raise the roadway up to eight feet
  • Draft layout - March 2021 (two pdfs)


  • Improve the pavement for a smoother roadway
  • Provide a safe and accessible 10-ton route in and out of Henderson during highwater events