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Nov. 15, 2022

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Highway 99 in St. Peter detoured for railroad work Nov. 16

MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists are advised that Highway 99 east of the Minnesota River bridge at St. Peter will be closed, and traffic detoured on Wednesday, Nov. 16 as railroad crews work to make emergency repairs on the railroad crossing.
Highway 99 will be detoured to Le Sueur County Road 21 (Golf Course Road and Shanaska Creek Road) and Highway 22. Crews are expected to complete the repairs by the end of the day on Nov. 16.

The detour is necessary to allow Union Pacific railroad to make emergency repairs to their rail crossing with Highway 99.