Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 60 Lake Crystal

Lake Crystal

About this project

MnDOT conducted a transportation study in 2019-2021, that combined input from the city of Lake Crystal, local residents and businesses, and other project stakeholders to arrive at a layout that reflects the current and future transportation needs on Hwy 60 through Lake Crystal.

Summary of work

  • Reconstruct Hwy 60 from west of the south junction with Blue Earth County Road 20 to east of Lakeview Rd.
  • In coordination with the City of Lake Crystal, replace utilities, including storm sewer, and portions of water main and sanitary
  • Construct a Restricted Crossing U-Turn (also referred to as a J-Turn) at Lakeview Rd.
  • Add a westbound median acceleration lane at Main St.
  • Construct a pedestrian trail (with concrete barrier) along the south side of Hwy 60 from Cemetery Rd. to Lakeview Rd.
  • Rehabilitate bridge over CR 6
  • Update lighting along the corridor
  • Modify accesses along the corridor
  • Preliminary Layout: September 2021