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Worthington Travel Information Center closing after Labor Day

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANKATO — Travelers are advised that the Worthington Travel Information Center on Minnesota 60 will be closed from Tuesday until late November as crews make accessibility improvements to the facility.
The closure will allow the Minnesota Departmen…continue reading on dglobe.com

At long last: Ribbon-cutting heralds completion of four-lane highway work

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — After nearly 50 years of effort, Minnesota 60 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 at Worthington is now open.
The $67 million project was lauded Friday during a ribbon- cutting ceremony at the U.S. 59/Minnesota 60/Nobles County…continue reading on dglobe.com

At long last: Ribbon-cutting heralds completion of four-lane highway work

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — After nearly 50 years of effort, Minnesota 60 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 at Worthington is now open.
The $67 million project was lauded Friday during a ribbon- cutting ceremony at the U.S. 59/Minnesota 60/Nobles County…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota 60 ribbon cutting slated for Friday

November 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The $67 million investment in Minnesota 60 at Worthington will be celebrated by local and state dignitaries at 11 a.m. Friday, with a ribbon cutting at the U.S. 59/Minnesota 60 and Nobles County 33 roundabout in Worthington.
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Minnesota 60 project slated to be done Nov. 18

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — After years of road construction and multiple detours, the newly expanded four-lane Minnesota 60 highway through Worthington is nearing completion. Today was initially set as the contract end date, but a wet spring had crews…continue reading on dglobe.com

Aerial photos show Minnesota 60 progress in Worthington

August 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

The following photos of Minnesota 60 construction were provided to the Daily Globe last week by the Worthington Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol….continue reading on dglobe.com

Driven away

May 20, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Road repairs and detours on Minnesota 60 leave nearby businesses with fewer customersWORTHINGTON Tesa Spillman drives in to work every day at the Blue Line Travel Center from her home at Okabena, and while the recent spike in gas prices is difficult on a budget, it comes at a time when she’s already suffering from lost tips and a cut in hours. Continue Reading

Not just any hole in the ground

November 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Workers with heavy equipment dig the trench for the new 48-inch storm sewer pipe as part of the Minnesota 60 bypass project Tuesday afternoon in Worthington. Continue Reading

Bridge demolition today

November 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Second phase of Minnesota 60 construction set for next spring
WORTHINGTON Crews will begin demolition of the old railroad bridge over Minnesota 60 in Worthington today, with plans formalizing to open up the new four-lane highway from Bigelow to Worthington’s beltline, near Worthington Power and Equipment by the end of this month. Continue Reading

Minnesota 60 progress on pace

October 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Phase 1, 2 to open later this year
WORTHINGTON There won’t be an official celebration of the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project until the entire stretch of highway from Bigelow to Interstate 90 is completed. Nevertheless, those who have been driving the detour route for the better part of two years might be joyously tapping on their steering wheel with a smile on their face when the first and second phases of the project open later this year. Continue Reading