Current Projects

County Road 17 Road Closure and Construction Information

Project updates, maps and related information will be posted throughout the entire County Road 17 Reconstruction Project.  Information specific to Eagle Lake residents and visitors will be provided on the City of Eagle Lake website.

11/22/13 Update:

County Road 17 between Mankato and Eagle Lake is now fully open to motorists. The segment will be open to traffic throughout the winter months and remaining project work will be completed in spring 2014 when traffic restrictions will resume to finish the final portion of the large construction project.

11/7/13 Update:

County Road 17 from Mankato Ford to County Road 86 is scheduled to open to traffic by Sat., November 9, 2013.  A portion of the project from County Road 86 to County Road 56 will remain closed until late November for construction work to be completed.  All segments of County Road 17 are scheduled to be open to traffic prior to Thanksgiving for the winter season.  Traffic restrictions will resume in Spring 2014 to complete final work on the project. 

8/28/13 Update:

County Road 17, Parkway Avenue, from TH 14 west to Eagle Lake City Hall is scheduled to open to traffic in late afternoon on Thurs., August 29.  Finish work remains on boulevards, driveways and final clean-up. Motorists are asked to use caution and watch for workers.  

The next section of road to be reconstructed, from the Eagle Lake City Hall driveway west through the County Road 56 roundabout, is now under construction.  This segment is scheduled for completion in late fall. 

The County Road 17 intersection at TH 14 on the east side of Eagle Lake will be opened to traffic with the change in construction stages.  As work progresses on the segment of County Road 17 from the Eagle Lake City Hall west through County Road 56 roundabout, there will be new closures on County Road 56 both north and south of County Road 17 as well as this section of County Road 17. 

7/12/13 Update:

Construction is underway on County Road 17 from Haefner Drive in Mankato to Eagle Lake and in the City of Eagle Lake.

6/24/13 Update:

For the week of June 24, 2013 in Eagle Lake - Parkway Avenue will be closed from County Road 56 (corner by Chuck's Body Shop) to City Hall. Access to City Hall is available via Linda Drive.

6/17/13 Update:

County Road 17 from East of Haefner Drive (in front of Mankato Ford) to Minnesota Highway 14 East of Eagle Lake will close beginning Tues., June 18.  Traffic will still be able to cross County Road 17 at the intersection of County Road 56.

5/31/13 Update:

Parkway Avenue in Eagle Lake between County Road 56 and Minnesota Highway 14 will close Mon., June 3 through the end of August.

For More Information

For more details on the Victory Drive Project, please contact Blue Earth County Highway Department at (507) 304-4025.