Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 6, 2019

Hwy 19 through Winthrop scheduled for maintenance work

MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists are advised to drive with caution and expect brief delays on Highway 19 in Winthrop beginning Monday, Sept. 16 as crews begin repair work.

Highway 19 traffic from the east edge of Winthrop to about Highway 15 should anticipate lane closures during operations.  Side streets will also be blocked temporarily.

Motorists should slow down, drive with caution and watch for workers, equipment and traffic control devices.

Repairs consist of patching Highway 19 through town and milling and repaving the failed joint that runs along the wheel tracks. 

The maintenance is expected to be completed by the end of the week.

M.R. Paving and Excavating of New Ulm was awarded the project with a bid of $137,000.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit 511mn.org.