Highway 93 Near Henderson Is Open 15 Jul 14

Highway 93 from Henderson to Highway 169 was re-opened to traffic on Monday after being closed since June 19th due to major flooding on the Minnesota River. Motorists are advised to drive with caution as crews continue to work off the shoulder to establish erosion control. A contractor was hired to replace approximately 100 feet of roadbed, rebuild about 1,000 feet of shoulder and pave the section of roadbed that was washed away in the flooding. Mn/DOT crews removed debris and clear trees Highway 19 from Henderson to Highway 169 remains closed after receiving extensive damage from major mud slides. When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area, and motorists can be fined up to a thousand dollars and even possibly spend 90 days in jail. If travelers need to be rescued from a closed road other expenses and penalties will apply also.