Construction on Highway 99 from Nicollet to St. Peter is expected to be complete today, Wednesday, August 4, and the detour removed by the end of the day.

The project began on April 12 and included resurfacing 11 miles of Highway 99 from Birch Street in Nicollet to the south intersection with Highway 169 in St. Peter, replacement of box culverts, replacing and lining several culverts, adding lighting at two county road intersections, and lengthening the right turn lane at Nicollet County Road 13. The project was originally scheduled to be completed by mid-August.

The Mathiowetz Construction Co. of Sleepy Eye was awarded the project with a bid of $4,988,902.63