Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 16, 2019

Hwy 91 detours to begin Aug. 19

MANKATO, Minn. – After several delays, detours for the Highway 91 project are expected to begin Monday, August 19. The detours are necessary for crews to complete bridge and culvert work.

Highway 91 from Adrian to Lismore traffic will be detoured to Nobles County Roads 35, 15 and 16 for about two weeks.

Highway 91 from Highway 14 to Russell will be detoured west on Highway 14 and north on Highway 23 for about five weeks.

The construction project includes bridge replacements and rural box culvert construction that requires detouring Highway 91. Resurfacing will be completed as well as sidewalk and driveway improvements in Adrian and Lake Wilson and additional lighting at rural intersections. The expected project completion date is June, 2020.

This 45 mile-long construction job completes Highway 91 projects planned in both MnDOT District 7 – Mankato (Nobles County) and MnDOT District 8 – Willmar (Murray and Lyon County). More information on the Highway 91 projects can be found at mndot.gov/d7/projects/hwy91 and mndot.gov/d8/projects/hwy91. The website for the Nobles County project also includes a place to sign up for e-mail updates.

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