Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 7, 2013

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North Hwy 71 in Windom detour begins June 17

Traffic routed to Highway 60 and County Road 28

MANKATO, Minn. — Highway 71 motorists on the north side of Windom will be detoured beginning June 17 as crews construct turn lanes for the Industrial Park.

The detour, which will be in place until mid-August, includes Highway 60 and Cottonwood County 28.

The turn lane construction requires a closure of Highway 71 from Cottonwood County Road 15 to Cottonwood County Road 44 near Windom.

The City of Windom received TED (Transportation Economic Development) funds totaling $750,000 for the project.  More information on TED funds is available at www.dot.state.mn.us/funding/ted.html.

For statewide travel information, visit www.511mn.org.

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