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News Release
April 1, 2011




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


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Hwy 93 from Hwy 169 to LeSueur open


MANKATO, Minn. –(1:00 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol report that Hwy 93 from Hwy 169 to LeSueur will open at 3:00 p.m. today.


Hwy 93 from Hwy 169 to LeSueur has been closed since March 22 due to flooding.


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.