Commerce Drive plan progressing with focus on traffic calming and safety issues

By |2018-05-22T12:22:24-05:00May 22nd, 2018|

A plan to redevelop Commerce Drive in upper North Mankato continues to progress as the corridor could undergo major improvements as early as next year. Of the top 50 employers in the Mankato metro, seven of them lie in close proximity to Commerce Drive, which has also seen a boost in visitors with the nearby Caswell Complex. City Staff report annual visitors at the facility jumped by nearly 37-thousand between 2013 and 2016. That coupled with a new walking and biking trail along Highway 14 has contributed to more congestion. Mayor Mark Dehen says they are continuing to explore how to [...]