Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 23, 2017

Hwy 14 Springfield to Sleepy Eye detour starts early July Construction meeting set for June 26 at Sleepy Eye

MANKATO, Minn. –Motorists are advised that as early as July 5, Highway 14 from Springfield to Sleepy Eye will be detoured for a concrete resurfacing project. The detour is expected to remain in place until completion in mid-September.

Businesses and residents along the route are encouraged to attend a construction meeting held by the contractor on Monday, June 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sleep Eye Community Center, 115 2nd Avenue NE. The contractor will discuss access management and construction staging. This project will be done under a detour, however, there will be 24/7 access for all residences and businesses.

Traffic will be detoured to Brown County Road 4/Redwood County Road 13, Redwood County Road 16, Highway 68 and Highway 4. All traffic over 13 feet six inches and/or over 80,000 pounds must contact MnDOT permitting office for alternate detour due to the low bridge on Highway 4 north of Sleepy Eye.

PCiRoads LLC of St. Michael was awarded the contract for the project with a bid of $6,641,276. The project includes a concrete overlay and shoulder work.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota); 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). Individuals may also send an e-mail to janet.rae.miller@state.mn.us.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.