Tree cutting scheduled to begin Mar. 16 for Hwy 60 improvements project
ZUMBRO FALLS, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 60 will see crews begin tree clearing work between Hwy 52 and Hwy 63 as they prepare for the Hwy 60 improvements project, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Temporary lane closures may occur with flaggers directing traffic. Work is scheduled to be completed by March 31. The tree clearing is being done in the winter in advance of the construction season to ensure that nesting of endangered species (bats) is not disrupted.
Hwy 60 project details
Starting this spring, MnDOT wI y 63 and Hwy 52, including the communities of Zumbro Falls and Mazeppa. Seven culvert replacements are planned along the 14-mile route along with a bridge replacement west of Zumbro Falls. ADA improvements are planned in Zumbro Falls and Mazeppa. In Zumbro Falls, reconstruction of the road is planned.
A public open house will be scheduled prior to the start of construction. Individuals interested in attending can sign up for email/text message updates.