Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

May 15, 2014

Orange barrels on a highway

Hwy 22 Mankato roundabout construction weekly meetings begin May 21

Applebee’s is site of first of 12 rotating lunch meetings

MANKATO, Minn. –  Area businesses and residents that want to stay current on the construction of the roundabouts on Hwy 22 at Adams Street and Madison Avenue in Mankato should attend the weekly public meetings each Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. beginning May 21.

The first construction update meeting will be held at Applebee’s at the corner of Adams Street and Hwy 22.
There will be 12 weekly meetings during construction rotating through the area restaurants to help spur business in the construction area.  Attendees have the option of supporting the local restaurant by purchasing their own lunch at the time of the meeting.

To receive first-hand information about the upcoming meetings and other construction activities the public is encouraged to visit www.roundaboutready.com and sign up for e-mail updates.

The contractor and MnDOT staff will be present to provide construction updates and answer questions that may arise during construction. Summaries of the updates will also be posted on the web site.

Traffic on Hwy 22 in Mankato is currently restricted to one lane each direction to accommodate concrete repair work.  Detours for major reconstruction are not expected until early June.  Maps for local access to businesses during construction can be found at www.roundaboutready.com .

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