Hwy 14 Expansion Announcement 22 Jun 12

The ongoing effort to widen and improve Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato may be moving forward, with Mn/DOT expected to make an announcement on the project this coming Tuesday. New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman says that Mn/DOT has been working on expanding Highway 14 to improve traffic flow and safety for decades now, and that the roadway is vital to New Ulm’s economy. In the past 5 years, a total of 220 crashes have been reported on the stretch of Highway 14 between New Ulm and Mankato, 7 of them fatal.