Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 9 Safety Improvements

New London

About this project

Summary of MnDOT work

  • Install safety improvements along Hwy 9 in New London
  • Add bump-outs and mid-block pedestrian crossing
  • Add dedicated turn lanes at the Country Stop
  • Replace portions of the retaining wall along the Mill Pond bridge

Traffic impacts

  • Work will be done under traffic and will NOT require a detour.
  • Drivers and pedestrians may encounter shoulder and/or sidewalk closures on Hwy 9 during portions of the work.
  • There will be a temporary closure of the southbound right-hand lane on Hwy 23 at the Hwy 9 junction when crews are working near that intersection.

Project update

Sept. 22, 2023

  • Crews have completed the retaining wall work and are working on cleanup; final seeding is scheduled for next week.