Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 13, 2018

Highway 169 construction from Winnebago to north of Blue Earth begins Aug. 20

MANKATO, Minn. — Construction on a resurfacing project of Highway 169 from the north side of Winnebago to south of Faribault County Road 6 will begin Monday, August 20.

Construction will be done under traffic and no detour is anticipated. There will be lane restrictions controlled with flaggers and pilot cars. Motorists should use extra caution in the work zone.

The project is scheduled through October on the 7.6 miles of Highway 169 between Blue Earth and Winnebago, which includes resurfacing the roadway to provide a smoother ride, as well as sidewalk upgrades in Winnebago. Lighting is also being installed at the intersections of Highway 169 with County Road 6 and County Road 10.

Ulland Brothers, Inc., of Albert Lea, MN, was awarded the contract with a bid of $3,567,060.

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