Orange barrels on a highway
News Release
March 24, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 7, Mankato/Windom
2151 Bassett Drive
Mankato, MN 56001


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Hwy 62 open, Hwy 19 west of Henderson being repaired


MANKATO, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation was able to open Hwy 62 from Fulda to Windom after water receded this afternoon.

The washed out section of Hwy 19 west of Henderson is being repaired.  Crews will be working into the evening with the hope of opening the road by dark.  Motorists can check for updates.


CLOSED highways:


Re-opened highways:


Restricted highways:

The outside northbound lane of Hwy 169 between St. Peter and LeSueur is closed due to a temporary sand dike.


Rail crossing alert:


For more information on flooded roads, including a local road map, go to  and click on flooded road information or go to .


When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.