Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 22

Mapleton - Mankato

About the projects

I-494 Ramp Closures
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1. Reconstruction of Hwy 22 (2017-2018)

  • This project includes Highway 22 from Mapleton to Blue Earth County Road 15.
  • Pavements are deteriorating and reconstruction is being planned for this segment.
  • Left turn lanes at key intersections are also part of the project and require the purchase of right-of-way. Blue Earth County Road 10, 16 and 8 are being considered.
  • The Big Cobb River Bridge at Beauford is scheduled to be replaced.
  • Stormwater pond construction (MPCA requirement)
  • Detour required each year (includes construction staging information)
  • Cost estimate: $23.1 million

2. Safety Project at Hwy 22 and County Road 90 (2018)

  • This project includes constructing a roundabout at Highway 22 and Blue Earth County Road 90
  • Includes a thin mill and overlay from Blue Earth County Road 15 to County Road 90
  • Addition of left turn lanes into residential areas just north and south of County Road 90
  • Uses same detour as work on Hwy 22 in 2018
  • Joint safety project with Blue Earth County
  • Cost estimate: $4 million

3. Victory Drive Memorial Corridor Project (2019)

Traffic Impacts

Road closures

  • Detours will be necessary to replace bridges, culverts and where pavement is reconstructed.
  • Detour will be necessary for construction of roundabout at Hwy 22 and CR 90