Blue Earth County Road 17 from Mankato to Eagle Lake opened Friday, September 19 and will provide a safe, efficient connection between Mankato and Eagle Lake. Part of the project included the addition of a trail linking Mankato to Eagle Lake with access to the State Sakatah trail for pedestrians. Completion of the project will also facilitate planned economic growth for the area. The public’s patience and understanding has been appreciated throughout the construction period.
A project briefing sheet outlining the project background, funding sources and construction details for the multi-stage reconstruction project is provided the on the County Road 17 project information page on the Blue Earth County website or by viewing the additional information link below. For more information please contact the Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.