Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 16, 2017

Hwy 19 reopens after completion of box culvert replacement east of New Prague

NEW PRAGUE, Minn. –Highway 19 east of New Prague is reopening today, Aug. 16 after crews completed the replacement of a box culvert under the roadway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The highway was detoured during construction, which began July 31.

Motorists can find key information to plan ahead by reviewing MnDOT’s realtime road condition information at www.511mn.org or call 511.

MnDOT urges motorists to follow these recommendations in work zones: Stay alert, watch for signs, equipment and workers, minimize distractions, such as using cell phones, eating or drinking, avoid tailgating, follow posted speed limits and directional signs, and stay in one lane while driving through a work zone.