Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 43 reconstruction



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Aug. 12, 2022 update

Thank you for doing your part by driving safely though the work zones. Your efforts help keep workers and other motorists safe.

Current work

  • Crews are working to install the box culvert, or concrete structure for drainage, near Sarnia St.
  • Starting next week, crews will pave Hwy 43 near the Kwik Trip.
  • The Hwy 43/61 roundabout is open to traffic. You may experience some traffic delays during commute times, especially along Hwy 43/Mankato Ave, which continues to have temporary traffic signals.
  • Watch out for short-term closures at Parks Ave South and North. When one road is closed, another will remain open onto Mankato Ave, as well as Riverbend Rd.
  • Through traffic on East Lake Blvd and Sugar Loaf Rd has reopened. Please observe speed limits along these roads, which also connect to Hwy 43 South.
  • All businesses can be accessed through the work zone.
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Questions? Here's who to contact:

  • Businesses that have questions or concerns about access may contact Hoffman Construction’s access manager, Kyle Pedersen, at 715-896-2038. You can also get on Kyle’s email list by clicking here.
  • Mike Dougherty: Director of Public Engagement and Communications, 507-251-2749
  • Mark Anderson: Project Manager, 507-205-6400