Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

MN-60: Iowa to Mankato

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs over 99 miles from west of Mankato at US-169 to the Iowa State Line south of Worthington. It connects the cities of Mankato, Lake Crystal, Madelia, Saint James, Mountain Lake, Windom and Worthington.

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 3,650 – 12,100
  • 2009 HCADT: 435 – 1,400
  • Number of lanes: 2-4
  • Key highway connections: I-90, US-14, US-59, US-71, US-169

Public Transit

  • Cottonwood County Transit
  • Mankato-Greater Mankato Transit System
  • Prairieland Transit (Nobles County)
  • Watonwan Take Me There
  • Western Community Action – Community Transit (Jackson County)
  • Dial-a-ride and deviated route service along corridor


  • Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail


  • DME line (Waseca to East Mankato)
  • DME line (West Mankato to Tracy)
  • UP line (Chestnut St to St. James)
  • UP line (St. James to State Line)