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17 hours ago
City of Elysian

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18 hours ago
City of Elysian

News Release

August 4, 2021
Highway 60 Eagle Lake to Elysian construction complete; detour removed today
Second phase of construction changes detour
MANKATO, Minn. – Construction on Highway 60 between Eagle Lake and Elysian (Phase 1) is complete and the detour was removed today, August 4.
The second phase of construction on Highway 60 between the City of Elysian to the junction with Highway 13 in Waterville is underway and traffic is detoured to Highway 13 in Waterville, Le Sueur County Road 12 (Tetonka Lake Road), Le Sueur County Road 11 and Highway 60.
Construction of Highway 60 between the City of Elysian and Waterville is expected to be complete in October.
MnDOT officials have been working closely with the cities of Madison Lake, Elysian and Waterville over the past few years to prepare for the project that includes:
• Pavement improvements throughout the 17-mile corridor
o Reclaim pavement and resurface
o Reconstruction through Madison Lake
• Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
o Update pedestrian ramps to meet ADA requirements
• Remove and replace sections of poor sidewalk and curb & gutter
• Turn lanes and access modifications
• County road lighting
• Upgrade infrastructure in Madison Lake
The improvements will provide a smoother roadway and increase safety.
Ulland Brothers, Inc. was awarded the projects with a bid of $20,167,682.08.
Detour maps, a fly through video of the improvements in Madison Lake and more project information can be found at Interested persons can also sign up for email updates at this site.
For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit

Doris Degenstein
Minnesota Department of Transportation │ 2151 Bassett Drive │ Mankato, MN 56001
T: 507-304-6107│ Email: │

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can you cross over 60 to get to waseca

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1 day ago
City of Elysian

5:30 tonight Lake Francis Park. ...

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6 days ago
City of Elysian

The Elysian Planning and Zoning Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm to consider a request from Henninger Properties for a conditional use permit to construct (6) six multi-family apartments on the property known as PID# 16.426.0030 has been cancelled. The application has been withdrawn.

Lorri Kopischke
City Administrator

6 days ago
City of Elysian

UPDATE: Highway 60 between Eagle Lake and Elysian (Phase 1) is expected to open to traffic early next week, weather permitting.

The full implementation of the Phase 2 detour for construction on Highway 60 between Elysian and Waterville (Phase 2) will begin upon the removal of the Phase 1 detour.

MnDOT extends their regrets for the delays in completing Phase 1, and would like to thank area residents and motorists for their patience during construction.

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Another unfulfilled promise?

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