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.
- CSAH 13 from CSAH 21 to North Broadway will be closed on Monday, September 12 for construction associated with Brown County's Boundary Street/CSAH 13 construction project.
- Beginning on Monday, September 19th access to Lakeside village will be from the North and East via 23rd North Street. Access to Lakeside Village from County Road 29 will be closed due to utility and railroad construction.
Residents with specific project questions are encouraged to contact the Brown County Highway Department at 507-233-5700.
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.