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News Release
March 26, 2011

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

 

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Hwy 99 east of St. Peter closing today due to flooding

 

 

MANKATO, Minn. –(5:00 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close Hwy 99 east of Hwy 169 in St. Peter to LeSueur County Road 21 around 6 p.m. today, March 26, due to flooding.

 

Traffic is advised to use LeSueur County Road 21 and State Hwy 22 as an alternate route.

 

CLOSED Hwys:

 

Re-opened Hwys:

 

Restricted Hwys:

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 www.mndot.gov  and click on flooded road information or go to www.511mn.org.

 

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. 

 

 

 

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