Minnesota State Highway 109

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Trunk Highway 109
Route information
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 32.833 mi[2] (52.840 km)
Existed: April 22, 1933[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 169 (MN).svg U.S. 169 at Winnebago
  MN-22.svg MN 22 at Wells
East end: I-90.svg I-90 at Alden
Location
Counties: Faribault, Freeborn
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 108 MN 110

Minnesota State Highway 109 (MN 109) is a highway in south-central Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with U.S. Highway 169 in Winnebago and continues east to its eastern terminus at its interchange with Interstate 90 in Alden.

Highway 109 is 33 miles (53 km) in length and passes through the cities of Winnebago, Wells, and Alden.

Route description[edit]

MN 109 in Winnebago

Highway 109 serves as an east–west route in south-central Minnesota between Winnebago, Delavan, Easton, Wells, and Alden.

Highway 109 runs concurrent with State Highway 22 on 2nd Avenue NW in the city of Wells for two blocks.

The route is also known as South Broadway in Alden.

Highway 109, together with State Highway 22 and I-90, are used by motorists as a direct route between Albert Lea and Mankato.

Highway 109 mostly parallels I-90 and State Highway 30 throughout its route. 109 intersects I-90 at its eastern terminus in Alden.

History[edit]

Highway 109 was authorized in 1933 between Alden and Wells.[1] The route was expanded west of Wells to Winnebago in 1949.[3]

The entire route was paved by 1953, including the expanded section between Wells and Winnebago.[4]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Faribault Winnebago 0.000 0.000 US 169
Delavan 7.927 12.757 CR 13
Lura Township 10.926 17.584 CR 17 north
Barber Township 11.932 19.203 CR 17 south
Walnut Lake Township 16.034 25.804 CR 21 north
17.611 28.342 CR 21 south
Wells 22.590 36.355 MN 22 South end of MN 22 overlap
22.764 36.635 MN 22 northwest, CR 29 north North end of MN 22 overlap
23.279 37.464 CR 32 (1st Street NE)
Freeborn Carlston Township 31.670 50.968 CR 6 north
Alden 32.808 52.799 I-90, CR 6 south Interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b "Chapter 440-H.F. No. 2000", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1933, Mike Holm, Secretary of State, pp. 881–897 
  2. ^ a b "Trunk Highway Log Point Listing - Construction District 7" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. August 23, 2010. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Chapter 663-H.F. No. 1792", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1949, Earl L. Berg, Commissioner of Administration, pp. 1177–1185 
  4. ^ Riner, Steve. "Details of routes 101–149". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Self-published. Retrieved November 19, 2010. [self-published source]