Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 24, 2018

MnDOT continues close watch on Highways 19 and 93 for flooding

Highway 93 re-opened on weekend

MANKATO, Minn. – (3 p.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists that Highway 19 from Henderson to Highway 169 has a high probability of closing on Tuesday, September 25 with the current river forecast.

It is unknown at this time whether Highway 93 from Henderson to Highway 169 will need to be closed. MnDOT crews will do what they can to keep traffic safe and moving.
Highway 93 closed on Friday due to flooding from the Rush River, but crews were able to open the roadway on Sunday.

For the most recent travel conditions, motorists are advised to call 511 or visit www.511mn.org. The public can also follow MnDOT District 7 (Mankato) on Twitter at @mndotscentral. 

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.