Central Street and HWY 14 Project

Overview & Introduction

Central Street Project.

Soon the Contractor for the City’s infrastructure improvement project will be working near your property.

The General Contractor for the project is M.R. Paving & Excavating, Inc. from New Ulm, MN. In addition to their own staff, M.R. Paving & Excavating, Inc. will also employ several subcontractors for the project. M.R. Paving & Excavating, Inc. is responsible for the overall construction of the project. Key individuals from M.R. Paving Company Inc. that are assigned to the project are listed on the left.

Bolton & Menk, Inc. from Sleepy Eye is the City’s consulting city engineer for the project. Bolton & Menk acts as an extension of City Staff monitoring the construction work and interacting with the Contractor on a daily basis. Bolton & Menk is also your means of communication with the Contractor. Should any questions or concerns arise during the construction process, please contact Bolton & Menk’s on-site project representative or any of the key individuals as listed. The phone number at City Hall is also listed for your convenience.

HWY 14 Project.

Motorists traveling Highway 14 between Sanborn and Springfield can expect a detour beginning Monday, May 9, weather permitting, as crews resurface over 8 miles of Hwy 14.

The project will include resurfacing the roadway, upgrading pedestrian ramps and sidewalks in Springfield, adding school crossings at Cass Street and at East End Ave. in Springfield, adding centerline rumble strips, adding intermittent shoulder rumble strips throughout the corridor, and adding structural snow fence in two locations to control blowing snow.

Hwy 14 from the west side of the Sanborn four-corners intersection to the eastern limits of Springfield will be closed and traffic detoured during construction.

Traffic will be detoured south from Springfield to Brown County Roads 3, 23, 2, 21 to Cottonwood County Road 11 and Hwy 71 during construction. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses. Construction is expected to be complete in early August, weather permitting. 

Benefits of the project include improved pedestrian accommodations, smoother road surfaces and increased safety along the corridor.

Visit the project website for more information.

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