Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail (Mankato to 589th Ave)

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Start Date
February 2010
End Date
July 2012
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Blue Earth
Project Overview

This project entails reconstruction, resurfacing and widening 3.6 miles of the segment of the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail from Mankato to 589th Avenue.

About the Issue

Rehabilitation of a segment of the bituminous surfaced Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail to improve user safety and provide for ADA improvements. The rehabilitation of the state trail's bituminous surface is to be completed by September 2012. The portion of the project required to address significant stream bank erosion was completed during August 2011.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009 Ch. 172 Art. 3 Sec. 2(3)
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The reconstruction and renewal of 3.6 miles of the Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail within the City of Mankato extending between the trails' western trailhead and 589th Avenue. Trail renewal projects are intended to improve accessibility enhance user safety and implement current best management practices.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The construction contract for the reconstruction and renewal of 3.6 miles of the Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail in the CIty of Mankato has been awarded and the project is to be complete during September 2012. This trail renewal project is to include the widening and replacement of the trail's bituminous surface culvert replacements private crossing improvements vegetation management and enhanced informational signs.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
MNDNR Division of Parks and Trails
Street Address
500 Lafayette Rd
St Paul
Zip Code
(651) 259-5636
Administered By
Administered by

500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155

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