Due to interest by the public regarding former State Highway 66 route markers, the markers will be available for purchase on the County’s eBay site as part of an online auction for those interested. The auction will begin on Mon., July 11 and will run for ten days. To access a direct link to the Blue Earth County eBay page, visit the Blue Earth County website and click on the “County eBay Auction” quick link or directly visit www.blueearthcountymn.gov/ebay.
Former State Highway 66 is now part of the County Road system designated as County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 1 under a turn back agreement with the State of Minnesota. Blue Earth County is in the midst of a multi-year project to reconstruct the road from Mankato to Good Thunder. For addressing and 911 emergency response purposes the road will be referred to as Old Highway 66 from the city limits of Mankato to Good Thunder.
For more information about the County Road 1 reconstruction project, please contact Blue Earth County Public Works at (507) 304-4025.