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10/31/17

Minnecon boat landing is officially re-opened due to the river water finally receding enough.

10/25/17

Brown County Heartland Express will be operating as usual on Friday November 10th in observance of Veterans Day.

Brown Coutny Heartland Express will NOT be operating on Thursday November 23rd in observance of Thanksgiving. We will operate a normal schedule on Friday November 24th.

To schedule rides for Friday November 24th please call the transit office by 3 pm on Wednesday November 22 at 359.2717 or 800.707.2717.

 

10/6/17

Minnecon Park water access site boat ramp is closed until further notice due to high water.  The rest of Minnecon Park will remain open. 

 

 

 

 

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Road Closure for County Road 12 Extension Project
The following roads will be closed beginning Thursday July 20, 2017 as part of the County Road 12 Extension project.

  • ·         T.H. 83 – at the 586th Avenue / County Road 41 intersection
  • ·         Hoffman Road – east of Prairie Winds Drive roundabout to 586th Avenue / Carver Road
  • ·         586th Avenue / Carver Road – between Blue Earth County Justice Center and T.H. 83

Drivers should expect T.H 83 to be closed until September.  Hoffman Road and 586th Avenue / Carver Road will remain closed until November.  Motorists are encouraged to use the posted detour route for the T.H. 83 closure or find alternate routes.

This 2-mile project includes a new roadway alignment between County Road 17 and 586th Avenue / Carver Road, a new roundabout at Hoffman Road and 586th Avenue / Carver Road, a new roundabout at T.H. 83 and 586th Avenue / County Road 41, roundabout lighting, and a bituminous trail.  The work will consist of grading, replacing centerline and drainage pipes within the right of way, placing new gravel base, placing curb & gutter and a new bituminous pavement. 

Residents and landowners are encouraged to contact the Blue Earth County Public Works Department to coordinate access concerns with the County and the Contractor, OMG Midwest, Inc. dba Southern Minnesota Construction.  For more information on the County Road 12 project please contact the Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.

 

County Road 109 Road Closure 

County Road 109 between County Road 6 and County Road 11, in Butternut Valley Township, will be closed for reconstruction beginning the week of July 17, 2017.  Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 109 to be closed until fall.  Motorists are encouraged to find alternate routes.

This 3.1-mile project includes re-grading to widen shoulders, replacing centerline and drainage pipes within the right of way, and placing new gravel base.  A bituminous pavement will be added over the entire project in 2018. 

Residents and landowners are encouraged to contact the Blue Earth County Public Works Department to coordinate access concerns with the County and the Contractor, Mathiowetz Construction Co.  For more information on the County Road 109 project please contact the Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.