MANKATO — A section of Blue Earth County Road 17 will close Tuesday as part of a reconstruction project. Traffic will still be able to cross County Road 17 at its intersection with Blue Earth County Road 56.
The section is from east of Haefner Drive (in front of Mankato Ford) to Highway 14, east of Eagle Lake
During construction, motorists' access between Eagle Lake and Highway 14 will be via Blue Earth County Road 55 or County Road 56. There is no access at Blue Earth County Road 17 and Highway 14.
Eagle Lake businesses on the north side of County Road 17 can be accessed via Le Ray Avenue. Businesses on the southside of Blue Earth County Road 17 can be accessed via Le Sueur Avenue.
Suggested alternate routes between Mankato and Eagle Lake are Highways 14 and Highway 83.
Westbound Highway 14 traffic at Blue Earth County Road 56 will be restricted to one lane during construction. Highway 14 lane restrictions will be in effect through fall.