Motorists are advised that they will encounter a lane restriction in the northbound lanes of Highway 169 in North Mankato near Belgrade Avenue Wednesday, September 4 to Friday, September 6 as crews work on sewer repairs.

The southbound lanes of Highway 169 near Belgrade Avenue will be restricted beginning Monday, September 9 as the crews move to the other side of the sewer under the highway.

Both sections of Highway 169 are expected to be paved on Wednesday, September 11, weather permitting.

The lane/shoulder restrictions are necessary to accommodate the replacement of the catch basins.  MnDOT has experienced problems with the sewer system in this area in the past.

Motorists will need to drive cautiously through the area and watch for workers, equipment and traffic control devices.

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