Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 60 Lake Crystal

Lake Crystal

About this project

Following a transportation study of Hwy 60 through Lake Crystal, a roadway design concept was developed that reflects the current and future transportation needs identified by the city of Lake Crystal, local residents and businesses, and other project stakeholders. A project is planned for 2025 construction that will improve the pavement, safety, traffic flow, accessibility, and bicycle/pedestrian accommodations.

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
  • 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.
  • Repair bridge over Co. Rd. 6
  • Update lighting
  • Modify accesses
  • Preliminary Layout: February 2024

Traffic impacts

Hwy 60 thru-traffic will be detoured during construction using the follow routes:

Highway 22 detour map
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