Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 15

New Ulm

About this project

Map of the construction and detour areas.

Map of the project construction and detour areas. Click to enlarge.

Traffic impacts -

  • Detours & lane restrictions removed Sept. 22, 2017
  • Detours - Rural Detour begins May 17
  • Lane restrictions

Traffic traveling through the city will be detoured to 20th Street/Nicollet County Road 37 and Highway 14.
Local traffic will be able to use Highway 15/Broadway during construction, but should expect intermittent block closures to accommodate underground and signal work and outside lane closures for work on pedestrian ramps and sidewalks.

Summary of work

  • Resurface
  • Repair bridges (Cottonwood River and Little Cottonwood River)
  • Replace signals and improve sidewalk access in city
  • Utility work


$7.7 million