Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 19

Slope stabilization and road repair

About this project

Summary of MnDOT work

  • Stabilize slopes and repair roadway on Hwy 19 near Morton
  • The slopes were damaged by heavy rains in 2019
  • Drainage issues were discovered during 2020 construction to stabilize the slopes
  • Drainage issues are causing erosion and will be repaired starting Aug. 16, 2021

Traffic Impacts

  • A detour is required for this project (see map below).

Hwy 19 slope repair detour map shows road closure in red and detour in green