MANKATO, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is hosting two open houses to share information on the Highway 263 project from I-90 to Ceylon, which is planned for 2022 construction. Community members are invited to attend on either Tuesday, October 26 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Welcome American Legion (112 Dugan Street North, Welcome), or Wednesday, October 27 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Legends II (103 East Main Street, Ceylon). For those unable to attend, materials will be available on the project website:

No formal presentation is planned, and attendees are welcome to arrive anytime. Staff will be available to share project updates and detour information, and answer questions. The open house format will follow COVID-19 guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health, including the recommendations to wear face masks, social distance six feet apart, and stay home if sick.

Information on the I-90 Sherburn to Fairmont project will also be shared at both open houses, which is planned for 2022 construction and has nearby traffic impacts. More information about the I-90 project is available at

MnDOT invites and encourages participation by all. If you need an ASL, foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, or need documents in an alternative format (such as braille or large print), please email your request to Janet Miller at or call 651-366-4720.