Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Hwy 60 Watonwan County Resurfacing


Traffic impacts

  • Traffic reduced to single lane in a head-to-head configuration beginning May 3, 2019
  • Construction resumed March 20, 2019 with Hwy 4 bridge work (closure)
  • No detour for Hwy 60 traffic is expected
  • EB and WB Hwy 60 traffic reduced to a single lane in a head-to-head configuration
    • 2018: EB lanes have been completed
    • 2019: WB lanes to be completed
  • Expect periodic bridge closures, including:
    • Hwy 4/County Rd 27
    • County Road 12
  • Expect periodic ramp closures, including:
    • EB and WB Hwy 60 ramps to and from Hwy 4/County Rd 57
    • EB and WB Hwy 60 ramps to and from Hwy 4/County Rd 27
    • All Hwy 60 ramps to and from County Rd 12
    Map of detours for ramps and bridges
    Map of construction staging and traffic flow

About this project

Project location map

Hwy 60 project map. Click for larger view.

The Hwy 60 Watonwan County resurfacing project is a 12.9 mile resurfacing project that begins just 1.2 miles west of the Hwy 4 and Hwy 60 interchange and ends at the Hwy 15 junction.

Summary of work

  • Resurfacing the existing eastbound (EB) and westbound (WB) pavement
  • Resurfacing EB and WB ramps
  • Constructing a crossover at the west and east end of the project area to accommodate two-lane two-way traffic
  • Remove and replace road signs
  • Constructing a snow fence to mitigate snow drifts on Hwy 60 at the Watonwan River Bridge
  • Removing or replacing guardrails
  • Resurfacing and upgrades to the Hwy 4/County Rd 27 bridge and County Rd 12 bridge over Hwy 60
  • Reconstructing the exit and entrance to rest area