Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 59

Hwy 19 to Hwy 23; Hwy 68 to Lyon County Road 33

Project complete - road open to traffic*

Summary of Work (Highway 59 from Highway 68 to Lyon County Road 33)

  • Remove 3'' off of the old road surface.
  • Replace with 3'' of new asphalt pavement.
  • Rehabilitate the bridge over the diversion channel.

Summary of Work (Highway 59 from Highway 23 to Highway 19)

  • Reconstruct roadway from Highway 23 to H Street with an additional lane to improve traffic flow.
  • Remove 3'' off of the old road surface and replace with 3'' of new asphalt pavement from H Street to Highway 19.
  • Add right turn lane at E Street.
  • Add a continuous center left turn lane from Southview Drive to 1st Street.
  • Upgrade traffic signals and sidewalks to meet current ADA standards.

Summary of Work (Highway 19 from Bruce Street to Highway 23)

  • Remove 3'' off of the old road surface.
  • Replace with 3'' of new asphalt payment.

* Due to unforeseen problems with the concrete on a one block section of Hwy 59 between 1st St. and A St., a short detour will remain in place. This section of road was planned to be milled and overlaid, but is now going to be completely reconstructed because the existing concrete is in worse condition than originally assessed. The detour will go north on Hwy 23 to Hwy 19/E College Drive west back to Main St.

Cost

  • $2.15 million

Contacts

Nick Klisch
Project Supervisor
507-537-2049
nicholas.klisch@state.mn.us

Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt
Public Information Officer
320-214-6421
mandi.lighthizer-schmidt@state.mn.us