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News Release
April 15, 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 Henderson opens


MANKATO, Minn. – (10 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol report that Hwy 93 from Hwy 169 to Henderson will open around noon today.  Hwy 93 from Hwy 169 to Henderson has been closed since March 21 due to flooding.


Mn/DOT removed the dike on northbound Hwy 169 north of St. Peter earlier this week. 


Hwy 22 between Mankato and St. Peter is expected to remain closed until early May as Mn/DOT works on emergency repairs due to a washout from overland flooding near Kasota.


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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.