Blue Earth County Public Works Department will close County Road 17 from East of Haefner Drive to County Road 12 beginning Thurs., April 17. Westbound traffic from Eagle Lake will be able to travel North on County Road 12 to Highway 14 into Mankato. East bound traffic to Eagle Lake will use Highway 14 to County Road 86 or County Road 56. Additional segments of County Road 17 are scheduled to be closed for construction in the coming weeks.
Traffic on Westbound Highway 14 at County Road 56 will be restricted to one lane during construction. Drivers should expect Highway 14 lane restrictions through fall 2014.
County Road 17 from Mankato to County Road 12 is expected to be open to traffic by June 1, 2014.
For more information on the County Road 17 project please contact Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.