Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 14

New Ulm, Nicollet, North Mankato

Project status

Construction from W. Nicollet to N. Mankato begins July 2015

  • The project was advanced from 2017-18 to 2015-16 due to Corridors of Commerce funding and now includes a 2.5 mile bypass of Nicollet.
  • Includes grading and paving 6.5 miles of additional two lanes to the north of the existing Highway 14 and 2.5 miles of four-lane bypass on new alignment south of Nicollet
  • Revised local access
  • New grade separated interchange (PDF) for Highway 14 and Highway 11 south of Nicollet
  • Minor access changes and access control purchased along corridor for improved safety
  • Project construction letting date in May 2015; construction begins July 2015
  • Detour and staging map for 2015-2016 Nicollet to North Mankato project.


About this project

Summary of work from New Ulm to North Mankato

  • A preferred route has been selected and the final environmental document is complete.
  • Interim safety measures are underway until construction begins 2015.
  • Four-lane expansion of 22.5 miles
  • Nicollet (under construction in 2015-16) and Courtland city bypasses
  • New Ulm Task Force studying Highway 14 expansion impacts to city - Spring 2015
  • Design work on Highway 14/15/CR 21 intersection begins Fall 2015; funded by Corridors of Commerce
  • Minnesota River Bridge and Front Street Bridge replacement in New Ulm in 2018

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