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Oct. 27, 2023

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Detour for Hwy 13 Montgomery project removed tonight

MANKATO, Minn. – Construction on Highway 13 through Montgomery is nearing completion and the detour is expected to be removed this evening, Oct. 27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

The project began in early July and included replacing approximately 1.2 miles of pavement on Highway 13 through the city of Montgomery and the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Highway 13/Le Sueur County Road 28. The project also included modifications to accesses, updating sidewalk, and installing snow fence.

Benefits of the project include improved pavement, increased safety, and improved pedestrian accommodations. S.M. Hentges & Sons, Inc. was awarded the project with a bid of $6,930,654.22.

Learn more about the project at: www.dot.state.mn.us/d7/projects/hwy13montgomery/index.html.