MANKATO (TEC News), October 14 – The Highway 14/Nicollet County Road 41 interchange was opened to the public at 1 p.m. Friday. Motorists are now able to experience an additional 2 miles of four-lane highway, new access to Nicollet County Road 41 as well as the new connection to the North Port Industrial Park. MnDOT, Nicollet County and the City of North Mankato partnered on the project. Mathiowetz Construction of Sleepy Eye was the prime contractor for both the 2012 and 2013 projects. More information can be found at www.dot.state.mn.us/d7/projects/14northmankato/ For statewide travel conditions, visit www.511mn.org .