Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 99

Le Sueur County

About this project

Two sections of Hwy 99 in Le Sueur County will be improved in 2019.

Traffic impacts

Detour on Highway 99 from Highway 13 to Highway 21 begins May 20. Traffic detoured to Highway 13 and Highway 21 until project completion in October. (Reminder it is illegal to drive on a closed road)

REMOVED AUGUST 20, 2019 - Detour on Highway 99 in Cleveland expected to begin July 29. Traffic detoured to Broadway and 6th Street until project completion In October.

Summary of work

Hwy 99 from the Minnesota River Bridge to Le Sueur County Rd. 38

  • Resurface with mill and overlay from MN River Bridge to railroad crossing
  • Add left turn lanes at County Road 15, 6th Street and the east entrance to gas station
  • Add left turn lane at Rabbit Road
  • Modify curb lane at southwest corner of Hwy 99 and Broadway in Cleveland
  • Add intersection lighting at Rabbit Road and County Road 49 in Cleveland
  • Replace guardrail
  • Realign sidewalk/trail in Cleaveland and install ADA ramps on 6th Street in Cleveland
  • Potentially adding curb to the west of County Road 23
  • Replace and extend large culvert in Cleveland
  • Detour to Broadway and 6th Street in Cleveland for culvert work

Hwy 99 from Hwy 13 to Hwy 21 in Rice County

Hwy 99 Project

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  • Resurfacing - 8 miles
  • Add right turn lanes at County Road 3
  • Removing or updating guardrail 
  • Maintain park and ride east of Hwy 13 by paving parking area
  • Add intersection lighting at County Road 3
  • Replace culverts
  • Detour to Hwy 21 for culvert work