Road Construction Updates
New Ulm to North Mankato Corridor
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will be reconstructing Hwy 14 from New Ulm to Nicollet between 2022-2023 to improve safety and travel for this important freight and trade corridor. Overall, the project is expanding 12.5 miles of Hwy 14 from two lanes to four lanes between New Ulm and Nicollet to complete a continuous four-lane road between New Ulm and Rochester.Link to page
Boundary Street Closure
Boundary Street from CSAH 29 to the KC Road is closed for roadway reconstruction. The closure is expected to last into October. Brown County is leading the roadway reconstruction and realignment project with Mathiowetz Construction leading the construction efforts. The project is closed to all through traffic but will remain open to local traffic only for the residents within Lakeside Village Addition. Access to Lakeside Village will be from CSAH 29 or 23rd North Street, depending on contractor operations. Mathiowetz Construction will communicate access changes with residents as construction progresses. Residents with specific access or project questions are encouraged to contact the Brown County Highway Department at 507-233-5700.
The project includes roadway grading and realignment of CSAH 13, urbanization of the roadway segment, including street lighting, recreational trail and sidewalk construction.
A project access update for the Brown County CSAH 13/Boundary Street extension and reconstruction project.
Access for Lake Avenue, Village Lane, Mack Lane and Rothmeier Court is now from CSAH 29. There will not be through access from 23rd North Street to the existing Boundary Street until further notice.
All access to Ridgeway on 23rd, Hoffman Road, Boulder Drive, Stoneridge Road, Doris Drive and KC Road will be from North Broadway until further notice.
Residents with specific project questions are encouraged to contact the Brown County Highway Department at 507-233-5700.
20th North Street Closure
Beginning on Tuesday, May 24th 20th North Street from Broadway to Front Street and Front Street from 19th North Street to 20th North Street will be closed for roadway reconstruction. Project completion is tentatively scheduled for mid-August. This project includes the urbanization of the roadway segment including curb & gutter, sidewalks, recreational trail extension and street lighting. M.R. Paving & Excavating is the prime contractor for this project. Project questions can be directed to the City of New Ulm Engineer's Office, 507-359-8380.
North German Street Closure
German Street from 7th North Street to 12th North Street is closed for utility and roadway reconstruction. Project completion is expected late September. Project includes reconstruction of underground water and sewer utilities, new roadway surfacing and curb & gutter, street lighting and miscellaneous concrete sidewalk reconstruction. M.R. Paving & Excavating is the prime contractor for this project.
The North German Street roadway and utility reconstruction project has progressed to the point that there is an access change for businesses within the corridor. Access for Sippet, Wood N Windows, and South Point is now off of 7th North Street onto German Street.
Project questions can be directed to the City Engineer’s Office, 507-359-8380.
5th North Street Closure
5th North Street between Payne Street and Garden Street will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 2 to repair a leaking water service. The roadway is expected to be open by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3. The New Ulm Public Utilities - Water Department will be performing the repair work.