Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 17, 2017

UPDATE: Hwy 59 (Humiston to Oxford St) resurfacing may start July 17

The contractor has informed us they will begin Monday, July 24

MANKATO, Minn. — The Hwy 59 project extends from Interstate 90 to the north junction with Hwy 60 and will be under construction until September.

Motorists are encouraged to drive with caution through the work zone and watch for workers, equipment and traffic control devices.

In addition to resurfacing, the project includes sidewalk access improvements, lighting and traffic signal upgrades. This project should provide a smoother, safer ride until a more comprehensive project is constructed around 2025.

Central Specialties, Inc., of Alexandria was awarded the project with a bid of $1,505,098.

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