North Kato to contribute up to $85,000 towards HWY 169 levee project

By |2018-08-07T14:20:10-05:00August 7th, 2018|

North Mankato will contribute up to 85-thousand dollars towards the Highway 169 levee project to raise the roadway above FEMA standards near the Highway 14 interchange. Earlier this year the City of Mankato committed 1.6-million dollars to the approximately 3.3-million dollar project and the legislature kicked in 830-thousand dollars during the session. MnDOT has committed to picking up the other half of the bill. North Mankato City Administrator John Harrenstein. City Administrator John Harrenstein says while there wasn't a legal obligation for North Mankato to participate in the project, the City Council opted to anyway. "Despite the fact that [...]