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News Release
March 21, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation

Mankato District 7

2151 Basset Drive
Mankato, MN 56001-6888


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FLOODING UPDATE: River flooding closes Hwy 93 at Henderson

MANKATO, Minn. – (3 p.m.) Hwy 93 at Henderson is now closed due to ice backing up the Rush River flooding Hwy 93. Hwys 19 and 93 at Henderson are closed until further notice.


CLOSED highways

Restricted highways


Rail crossing alert


Flooding is difficult to predict and roads may be closed or restricted without warning. Log and ice jams can further complicate flood forecasts. Motorists are advised to check road conditions at in advance of travel. When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.