Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 21, 2018

Hwy 93 from Henderson to Hwy 169 closed due to flooding

Highways 19 and 93 to Henderson may close early next week due to Minnesota River flooding

MANKATO, Minn. – (9 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation closed Highway 93 between Henderson and Highway 169 last night due to flooding on the Rush River.

Currently traffic is being detoured to Highway 19.

Motorists are advised that forecasted river levels for the Minnesota River may result in closures of both Highway 19 and 93 in the Henderson area by early next week.  MnDOT and law enforcement will be monitoring the area closely. 

Never drive on a flooded road.  Motorists should plan accordingly. 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.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.