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May 8, 2012



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Nicollet County Road 41 to close May 11 in North Mankato
Hwy 14 detour anticipated in June


MANKATO, Minn. – Nicollet County Road 41 will close at the intersection with Hwy 14 in North Mankato on Friday, May 11, as work progresses on the Hwy 14 construction project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Local traffic can use Pleasant View Drive in North Mankato to access County Road 41. A short bypass was recently completed to connect Pleasant View Drive and County Road 41 until the new interchange is built.


No Hwy 14 detour is anticipated until June. The Hwy 14 detour will include County Road 6, County Road 77 and County Road 13/Lookout Drive. The detour will be in place until late summer or fall. 


The Hwy 14 project in North Mankato is being built in phases in two years. The 2012 construction project includes:


Mathiowetz Construction of Sleepy Eye is the prime contractor for the $8,595,090 project. Maps and more information about the bids for 2013 construction can be found at


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