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Sept. 20, 2012



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Hwy 14 detour in North Mankato removed Oct. 2
First phase of construction near completion; No detour planned for 2013


MANKATO, Minn. – The Hwy 14 detour in North Mankato will be removed Oct. 2 and two lane, two-way traffic placed on the new alignment until the second phase of construction is complete in the fall of 2013, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


The 2012 construction project included:


Motorists will be able to use three of the four legs of the new roundabout, which will be part of County Road 41 leading to the new interchange with Hwy 14 in 2013.  The project includes a total of three roundabouts.  Driving tips and more information on roundabouts can be found at .


Work scheduled for 2013 includes:


Mathiowetz Construction of Sleepy Eye was the prime contractor for the first project.  Maps and more information about the bids for 2013 construction can be found at .


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